Jonathan Cape

Warlight

By Michael Ondaatje - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

The title of this dreamlike novel refers to the tiny, discreet points of London street illumination used during the WWII blackouts, which were ...Read Review

The Only Story

By Julian Barnes - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

England in the early 1960s. Paul Roberts is nineteen and home for the summer holidays after completing his first year at Sussex University. ...Read Review

Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World

By Laura Spinney - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

With the recent emergence of a particularly nasty strain of a flu virus, ostensibly from Australia, causing immense discomfort to many sufferers, this ...Read Review

Queens of the Conquest, 1066-1167

By Alison Weir - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

Alison Weir charts the lives of Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror; Matilda of Scotland, wife of Henry I; Adeliza of ...Read Review

Eureka

By Anthony Quinn - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

London in the swinging sixties. Having been a failed actor, Nat Fane is a playwright/screenwriter in his late 30s who is struggling ...Read Review

The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

By Adrian Tinniswood - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

The title of this volume reflects a certain nostalgic appeal, as being the final time that large English (mostly) rural residences for the ...Read Review

Freya

By Anthony Quinn - Published 2016Published 2017Published 2017-11-07

Genres:

Literary

The novel starts at the end of the Second World War. Freya Wyley, aged 20, has been doing intelligence work for the Wrens and ...Read Review

The Stopped Heart

By Julie Myerson - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Mary and Graham Coles, attempting to rebuild after a tragedy, move into a cottage in a small English village. Mary, gripped by soul-destroying ...Read Review

The Noise of Time

By Julian Barnes - Published 2015Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This is a fictional account of the life of the Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich. It is by no means a conventional linear narrative, ...Read Review

Yanks and Limeys: Alliance Warfare in the Second World War

By Niall Barr - Published 2015

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

In spite of the title, this book only covers land warfare in the European theatre and says nothing about the cooperation of navies ...Read Review