MacLehose Press

The Office of Gardens and Ponds

By Didier Decoin - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Set in Heian Japan, the book gives us two startlingly opposed worldviews – the imperial court is described in all its effete, rigid, exquisite ...Read Review

Katalin Street

By Magda Szabó - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Set in Budapest, Hungary between 1934 and 1960, this is by no means conventional historical fiction. The plot consists of a series of disparate but ...Read Review

John Law: A Scottish Adventurer of the Eighteenth Century

By James Buchan - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

James Buchan has written an erudite and highly readable life of John Law, the son of a master goldsmith in Edinburgh. He moved ...Read Review

All the Lives We Never Lived

By Anuradha Roy - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Anuradha Roy is rated as one of India’s greatest living writers, and if this book is any guide I can see why. ...Read Review

The Shape of the Ruins

By Anne McLean (trans.) - By Juan Gabriel Vásquez - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

While in a Bogota hospital awaiting the premature birth of twin daughters, the narrator Julian Vasquez encounters a friendly doctor, Doctor Benavides, whom ...Read Review

Six Graves to Munich

By Mario Puzo - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

This debut novel by Mario Puzo is a revenge-based thriller set in 1955. It tells the story of Michael Rosen, a man blessed with ...Read Review

Man on the Move

By Otto de Kat - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

This slim novella translated from the Dutch is the author’s second book. It begins with the protagonist Rob being waved goodbye by ...Read Review