MacLehose Press

The All Human Wisdom

By Pierre Lemaitre - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Paris, 1927. ‘No-one quite knew what was being buried today, an important French banker, or the bygone era he personified.’ Marcel Péricourt is ...Read Review

The Untameable

By Frank Wynne (trans.) - By Guillermo Arriaga - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

1960s Mexico City and Yukon Territory: Within a four-year span, a plethora of brutal, graphic deaths engulf teenager Juan Guillermo’s entire family, ...Read Review

Kokoschka’s Doll

By Afonso Cruz - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Dresden, 1945. A city devastated by bombing. Take two families, their lives splintered into a kaleidoscope. Twist the tube, the glass fragments shift. Twist ...Read Review

White Shadow (The Barrøy Trilogy 2)

By Roy Jacobsen - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

With her aunt recovering from a broken leg in a hospital on the mainland, Ingrid is the only person living on Barrøy. ...Read Review

The Day My Grandfather Was a Hero

By Paulus Hochgatterer - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

March 1945, Lower Austria.  Cornelia (Nelli) Deinhardt is a thirteen-year-old girl, whose family, it seems, had been killed in an Allied air raid in ...Read Review

To Cook a Bear

By Mikael Niemi - Published 2020

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

1852: A young girl disappears from the remote community of Pajala in northern Sweden, near the border with Finland. When her body is found, ...Read Review

The Rock Blaster

By George Goulding (trans.) - By Henning Mankell - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

This book covers the period from the beginning to the last half of the 20th century and follows the life of Oskar Johansson. ...Read Review

Storm Birds

By Einar Karason - By Quentin Bates (trans.) - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Iceland 1959. Trawling in the North Atlantic is hard work, and usually dangerous, but this February is something beyond the experience of even the ...Read Review

The Bell in the Lake

By Lars Mytting - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Mytting has a thing about wood. He is the author of the best-selling non-fiction book Norwegian Wood, and his first novel was The ...Read Review

The Slaughterman’s Daughter

By Yaniv Iczkovits - Published 2020

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Motal – an isolated town in the Pale of Settlement, Russia. 1894. Fanny Kreismann is only ten when she develops a fascination for her father’...Read Review