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Devotion

By Hannah Kent - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

Devotion starts as a beautifully written historical novel, set in Prussia in the 1830s. Hanne is an outsider to her close-knit, highly religious ...Read Review

The God of that Summer

By Ralf Rothmann - By Shaun Whiteside (trans.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

Originally written in German, this is an intriguing insight into the final months of the Second World War in Europe through the eyes ...Read Review

The Dance Tree

By Kiran Millwood Hargrave - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

Strasbourg, in the long hot summer of 1518. A woman starts to dance in the market square. The dance is relentless, and soon she ...Read Review

The Colony of Good Hope

By Kim Leine - By Martin Aitken (trans.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

When the King of Denmark colonises Greenland in 1728, he forcibly marries military prisoners to street women, then sends them to service a settlement ...Read Review

Circus of Wonders

By Elizabeth Macneal - Published 2022

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Victorian England, 1860s. Nell’s already troubled young life is further ripped apart when her father sells her to Jasper Jupiter—the man ...Read Review

Yours Cheerfully (The Emmy Lake Chronicles 2)

By AJ Pearce - Published 2021

Genres:

Saga

This charmer of a book is a sequel to Pearce’s bestselling debut novel, Dear Mrs. Bird, and it’s equally delightful. Undaunted ...Read Review

Circus of Wonders

By Elizabeth Macneal - Published 2021

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Set in the 1860s, when the craze for circuses, and particularly “human wonders”, was booming, Macneal’s second novel explores this glamorous, tawdry ...Read Review

A Thousand Ships

By Natalie Haynes - Published 2020

Genres:

EpicLiterary

‘A thousand ships’ conjures up a face familiar to the world, equally admired and derided―that of Helen of Troy. But those thousand ...Read Review

The Pull of the Stars

By Emma Donoghue - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

This novel is set in Dublin during the Halloween of 1918. Nurse Julia Power finds herself solely in charge of a temporary ward in ...Read Review

The War of the Poor

By Eric Vuillard - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

It is fair to say that in Germany, Thomas Müntzer is a hero of sorts. The 16th-century reformist has been the subject ...Read Review

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