A mesmerising fable with a difference, set in Japan over 1000 years ago
For readers of Alessandro Baricco's Silk, Patrick Süskind's Perfume and Takashi Hiraide's The Guest Cat.
The village of Shimae is thrown into turmoil when master carp-cat... read more
It is Harvard in the early 1960s. Just off campus, Dr Timothy Leary plays host for his PhD students, laying on a spread of cocktails, pizza and LSD. Among the guests is Fitzhugh Loney, a psychology student, and his librarian wife Joanie. Married young, and both diligently... read more
A captivating and original story of family, of the ties that bind and the secrets we bury, set against the vivid and evocative backdrop of modern India An Irish Times Book of the Year 2019 Escaping her failing marriage, Grace has returned to Pondicherry to cremate her m... read more
A single mum learns that her son can talk to a very special dog - and the lessons the dog teaches will transform them all. 'Inspiring… An artfully crafted story about the connection between a boy and his dog and the deep bond between a son and his mother.' Kirk... read more
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JAKE GYLLENHAAL, JOHN C. REILLY AND JOAQUIN PHOENIXA BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST AND A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Publishers Weekly - Amazon - Hudson Booksellers - Washington Post Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and p... read more
Granta 147 will be our Fortieth Birthday Special. This will be a celebratory issue featuring a collection of the best essays and fiction from the magazine's lauded history.
It has now been forty years since Bill Buford, Jonathan Levi and Peter de Bolla relaunched Cambridge Uni... read more
Sammy and his three friends are country boys from Armagh, the disputed borderlands of a country cannbalising itself. They love sharp clothes, a drink, and a night on the town singing Perry Como's classics. Their dream is a Free State, and their methods for achieving this ... read more
The new Victorian chiller from the author of Radio 2 and Zoe Ball ITV Book Club pick, The Silent Companions.Is prisoner Ruth Butterham mad or a murderer? Victim or villain?Dorothea and Ruth. Prison visitor and prisoner. Powerful and powerless. Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy ... read more
A stunning debut novel from one of the most creative voices of our generation, Bobby Hall--a.k.a. Logic.
Flynn is stuck--depressed, recently dumped, and living at his mom's house. The supermarket was supposed to change all that. An ordinary job, routine hours, a ... read more
|Author:||John Kennedy Toole; Walker Percy (Foreword by)|
|Series:||Penguin Essentials Ser.|
John Kennedy Toole's hilarious satire, A Confederacy of Dunces is a Don Quixote for the modern age, and this Penguin Modern Classics edition includes a foreword by Walker Percy.Never published during his lifetime, John Kennedy Toole's masterful comic novel takes its ... read more
Sydney, 1942.Recently orphaned, Angel Martin moves into a boarding house populated by an assortment of eccentric and colourful characters. She?s befriended by the gregarious Winifred Varnham - a vision in exotic fabrics - and the numerically gifted Barnaby Grange. But not e... read more
In the bitter winter of 1946, Rachael Morgan arrives with her only remaining son Edmund in the ruins of Hamburg. Here she is reunited with her husband Lewis, a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is st... read more