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Nemesis

By Philip Roth - Published 2010

Genres:

EpicLiterary

A stifling hot summer in Newark, New Jersey 1944. Eugene “Bucky” Cantor is the playground director for his mainly Jewish neighbourhood when the scourge ...Read Review

Grandville Mon Amour: A Fantasy

By Bryan Talbot - Published 2010

Genres:

Fantasy

This is the second in the graphic novel series, set in a steampunk fin de siècle London and Paris (known as Grandville). ...Read Review

Daniel

By Henning Mankell - Published 2010

Genres:

Epic

Sweden in the 1870s. Hans Bengler, a dilettante permanent student, decides almost on a whim that he wants to travel to Africa to ...Read Review

The English Ghost: Spectres Through Time

By Peter Ackroyd - Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

The prolific Peter Ackroyd’s latest book is a collection of supposedly factual reports of supernatural occurrences in England, from the Middle Ages ...Read Review

Berlin at War: Life and Death in Hitler’s Capital 1939-45

By Roger Moorhouse - Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is an absorbing account of what life was like for the ordinary Berliner during the six years of the Second World War ...Read Review

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice

By Laurie R. King - Published 1994Published 2007Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the first book in Laurie R. King’s highly popular Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series, relaunched by the publisher, along with ...Read Review

Your Presence is Requested at Suvanto

By Maile Chapman - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Suvanto is a sanatorium/hospital in Finland, set sometime in the 1920s. The story is focused on Suvanto’s upper floor patients – mostly ...Read Review

Inheritance

By Nicholas Shakespeare - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Andy Larkham, in his late 20s, impoverished and working for a small London publishing firm, attends the funeral of a former schoolteacher. Or ...Read Review

C

By Tom McCarthy - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Set in the opening quarter of the 20th century, this is not a novel easy to summarise or capture in a few words. ...Read Review

The Player’s Curse

By Brian Thompson - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the third in the Bella Wallis series, set in a feisty Victorian England. Bella, who is a successful writer of exciting ...Read Review

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