Sceptre

Now Is the Time

By Melvyn Bragg - Published 2015

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This magnificent novel of epic scope focuses on the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381: England’s largest popular uprising and the closest the country has ...Read Review

The Song of Hartgrove Hall

By Natasha Solomons - Published 2015

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In 1946, Harry Fox-Talbot, called Fox, and his older brothers Jack and George are reclaiming their estate, Hartgrove Hall, after its requisition in the ...Read Review

Shame and the Captives

By Thomas Keneally - Published 2015

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Literary

In August 1944, the Second World War in the Pacific is winding down. In Australia, prison camps house enemy combatants. One of the camps, ...Read Review

The Maid’s Version

By Daniel Woodrell - Published 2013

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LiteraryMystery/Crime

Lovers of well-crafted prose will appreciate this new work by the author of Winter’s Bone. Daniel Woodrell gracefully achieves the difficult task ...Read Review

The Gallery of Vanished Husbands

By Natasha Solomons - Published 2013

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In late 1950s London, Juliet Montague lives between two worlds. In the world of her conservative Jewish community, she’s an aguna, a ...Read Review

The Teleportation Accident

By Ned Beauman - Published 2013

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Fantasy

The Accident begins in a Cabaret-like Weimar Berlin, but wanders from there to a McCarthy Hollywood. And even as far as a science ...Read Review

The Daughters of Mars

By Thomas Keneally - Published 2012Published 2013

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The First World War has become a staple of recent fiction. Thomas Keneally, in this epic novel told from an Australian perspective, enables ...Read Review

Lucky Bunny

By Jill Dawson - Published 2012

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Mystery/Crime

The title of Jill Dawson’s seventh novel, Lucky Bunny, is ironic. The white bunny that Queenie Dove receives as a present from ...Read Review

The House of Rumour

By Jake Arnott - Published 2012

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

At first sight this is a conspiracy thriller, although more ‘literary’ than most, as one would expect from Sceptre. It has the usual ...Read Review

Pure

By Andrew Miller - Published 2012

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Literary

Pure is a novel about the clearance of the cemetery at Les Innocents in Paris in 1785 and the transportation of the human remains ...Read Review