Jonathan Cape

A Winding Road

By Jonathan Tulloch - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

The circumstances surrounding a masterpiece’s creation – witness Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring – is fertile ground for fiction writers. In A ...Read Review

Elizabeth’s Women: The Hidden Story of the Virgin Queen

By Tracy Borman - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Elizabeth I knew well the challenges facing her as a woman in a man’s world, yet her genius lay in the ...Read Review

Hodd

By Adam Thorpe - Published 2009

Genres:

Adventure

One of Britain’s most critically acclaimed authors, Adam Thorpe, has written another brilliant and original novel. The device is not entirely new (...Read Review

The Best of Men

By Claire Letemendia - Published 2009

Genres:

Epic

I really wanted to enjoy this book. The size didn’t put me off, and the cover informed me that in 1642 one man ...Read Review

Lark and Termite

By Jayne Anne Phillips - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

Set in 1950s Virginia, Lark and Termite is a suspenseful novel focusing on a cast of characters affected by love, loss, dreams of ...Read Review

American Adulterer

By Jed Mercurio - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This novel is unputdownable. Much of what makes it compulsive reading, however, is its voyeuristic quality. Although written in prose of lapidary concision ...Read Review

Cold Blood

By James Fleming - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureThriller

As the Bolsheviks seize power, Charlie Doig, half-Scot, half-Russian, sets off in pursuit of personal vengeance. Acquiring an armoured train and a motley ...Read Review

The Quickening Maze

By Adam Foulds - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

England, around 1840, and John Clare, the middle-aged poet of rural England, is incarcerated with his delusions and alter egos in High Beach mental ...Read Review

Lark & Termite

By Jayne Anne Phillips - Published 2009

Genres:

Saga

  It’s July 1950, and as Corporal Robert Leavitt commands a platoon in the Korean countryside, his thoughts wander to his wife, Lola, ...Read Review

The Rescue Man

By Anthony Quinn - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

This is first novel of Anthony Quinn, film critic of The Independent, and a most impressive debut it is. Liverpool 1939 and Tom Baines, ...Read Review