Harvill Secker

We, the Drowned

By Carsten Jensen - Published 2010

Genres:

LiterarySaga

In 1848, war erupts in the Danish region of Schleswig-Holstein, and the coastal town of Marstal forms a land guard to do its part. ...Read Review

Savage Lands

By Clare Clark - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Louisiana in the early years of the 18th century; this is a novel about the French settlers who attempted to carve out their ...Read Review

The House of Rajani

By Alon Hilu - By Evan Fallenberg (trans.) - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

In the late 19th century, Isaac Luminsky and his new wife, “Her Ladyship,” travel from Europe to Jaffa. They are Jewish settlers hoping ...Read Review

Savage Lands

By Clare Clark - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

Louisiana in the early years of the 18th century; this is a novel about the French settlers who attempted to carve out their ...Read Review

Books Burn Badly

By Manuel Rivas - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Rivas put the following words in the mouth of Polka the gravedigger, one of the most charismatic characters of Books Burn Badly: “Don’...Read Review

The Man from Beijing

By Henning Mankell (trans. Laurie Thompson) - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

The Man from Beijing was first published in Sweden in 2008. The English translation appeared this February. It is a fine, sweeping mystery that ...Read Review

Savage Lands

By Clare Clark - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

It is 1704. There are fewer than 200 people in Louisiana, the newest French colony. Craftsmen and soldiers have sent a request for virtuous, marriageable ...Read Review

The Einstein Girl

By Philip Sington - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Although this novel begins in Germany two months before Hitler came to power, at first we hardly feel the presence of the Nazis. ...Read Review

The Blind Side of the Heart

By Anthea Bell (trans.) - By Julia Franck - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

Eastern Germany at the end of the Second World War. The story starts with a young boy, Peter, being abandoned by his mother ...Read Review

Orwell Diaries

By George Orwell - By Peter Davison (ed) - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

This collection of eleven of Orwell’s diaries, from 1931 to 1949, is a treasure, both for the historical and literary researcher and the lay ...Read Review