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Patient X: The Case-Book of Ryunosuke Akutagawa

By David Peace - Published 2018

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Literary

Japanese fiction is replete with a searing obsession with darkness and beauty, which is exemplified in David Peace’s latest novel.  It is ...Read Review

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke

By Andrew Lawler - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

Sir Walter Raleigh is given a charter by Elizabeth I, and in 1587, 115 English colonists land on Roanoke Island on what is now the ...Read Review

Warlight

By Michael Ondaatje - Published 2018

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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

Madness Is Better than Defeat

By Ned Beauman - Published 2018

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This book opens in 1938 Manhattan, where a wrestler struggles with an octopus in a water-filled tank. From there we quickly move on to ...Read Review

A Long Way from Home

By Peter Carey - Published 2018

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In 1953, Irene Bobs and her husband, Titch, leave their young children at home to enter the brutal Australian open road race known as ...Read Review

The Sparsholt Affair

By Alan Hollinghurst - Published 2017Published 2018

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Art rushes in where society fears to tread. In the 1940s, a group of young men watch from the windows of their Oxford ...Read Review

Mrs. Osmond

By John Banville - Published 2017

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Literary

Isabel Osmond (née Archer) has disobeyed her husband, Gilbert, and left Rome to visit her dying cousin in England. After the funeral, ...Read Review

Munich

By Robert Harris - Published 2017Published 2018

Genres:

Thriller

September 1938. Hitler and Chamberlain sign the Munich Agreement, an accord made famous by Chamberlain’s declaration of ‘peace for our time’ and the ...Read Review

Jane Austen: The Secret Radical

By Helena Kelly - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

Jane Austen’s novels have been read as romantic tales, stories of unrequited love, and works about hidden desires since their publication; romance ...Read Review

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