Monte Carlo

By Peter Terrin - Published 2018



This short novel is centred on a small English village in the mid-1960s. Jack Preston is a motor mechanic with the Sutton ...Read Review

A People without a Past

By Jaan Kross - By Merike Beecher (trans.) - Published 2018



Northern Europe, 1563. In Livonia, the coastal town of Tallinn is under siege, while inside the walls, plague takes its toll. Balthasar Russow has ...Read Review

The Time in Between

By Marcello Fois - Published 2018



On the island of Sardinia, in 1943, a year of famine, malaria and a plague of locusts, Vincenso Chironi returns to his ancestral home, ‘...Read Review

A Hero Born: A Novel (Legends of the Condor Heroes)

By Anna Holmwood (trans.) - By Jin Yong - Published 2018Published 2019



China, 1200 AD. The Song Empire is being attacked by the northern Jurchen Jin tribes, which threaten its peace and existence. Meanwhile, Genghis Khan ...Read Review

The Longest Night

By Otto de Kat - Published 2017


This is a continuation of the loose series that features Carl and Emma Regendorf, a married couple living in Berlin during the Second ...Read Review

A Foolish Virgin

By Ida Simons - By Liz Waters (trans.) - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

In this novel set mostly in Antwerp in the early 1920s, but also in The Hague and Berlin, Gittel is a young Jewish ...Read Review

Retribution Road

By Antonin Varenne - Published 2017



Sergeant Arthur Bowman is a veteran of war, a member of the army of the East India Company, fighting in the Second Anglo-Burmese ...Read Review

Kingdom of Twilight

By Jamie Bulloch (trans.) - By Steven Uhly - Published 2016Published 2018



This lengthy novel begins in German-occupied Poland towards the end of the Second World War, with the German forces in retreat from the ...Read Review

The Black Notebook

By Mark Polizzotti (trans.) - By Patrick Modiano - Published 2016Published 2016-09-27Published 2017


Years after, the black notebook he kept of his life in 1960s Paris helps a writer put sinister, even violent, events of the ...Read Review

The Wednesday Club

By Kjell Westö - By Neil Smith (trans.) - Published 2016



Helsinki 1938, as Europe ferments towards another global conflict. Lawyer Claes Thune is still trying to come to terms with the departure of his ...Read Review

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