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The Religion

By Tim Willocks - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)



British novelist Tim Willocks is good at evoking the unfamiliar, so perhaps it’s inevitable that he should turn eventually to historical fiction. ...Read Review

The Friends Of Meager Fortune

By David Adams Richards - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)


From the first page of celebrated Canadian author Richards’ (River of the Brokenhearted) latest novel, the reader knows that this is going to ...Read Review

Arthur and George

By Julian Barnes - Published 2005 (UK)Published 2006 (US)



I should perhaps point out that as Julian Barnes is one of my favourite contemporary prose writers, I approached his new novel in ...Read Review

The Big Oyster: New York in the World, A Molluscular History

By Mark Kurlansky - Published 2006



This book is on a most unusual theme: the history of New York, as seen in relation to the oyster beds, from Peter ...Read Review

Civilization: A New History of the Western World

By Roger Osborne - Published 2006



From cave paintings to post 9/11, this book is a treasury. New light on the Mesolithic; illumination of the Dark Ages; the pleasures and ...Read Review