'Most of us have only one story to tell. I don't mean that only one thing happens to us in our lives- there are countless events, which we turn into countless stories. But there's only one that matters, only one finally worth telling. This is mine.'
It is the early 1960... read more
Julian Barnes is one of England's finest living authors and this is yet another of his elegant novels forensically detailing the endless vicissitudes of love. Not a word is wasted as he traces the cataclysmic affect of an affair, between a married forty-something and a teenag... read more
The unforgettable and achingly tender new novel from Sarah Winman, author of the international bestseller WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and the Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS.
It begins with a painting won in a raffle: fifteen sunflowers, hung on the wall by a ... read more
Tin Man by Sarah Winman
Tin Man is an incredibly moving and tender love story.
The writing is wonderfully restrained and the story is heart breaking and completely unforgettable. I loved all three characters equally and even shed tears in a couple of places. I would highly recommend this book - my new favourite. Jo
|Awards:||>> WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 <<|
The extraordinary Booker - Prize winning novel by the bestselling National Book Award-shortlisted George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil War.
The American Civil War rages while President Linco... read more
Saunders is one of the most celebrated short story writers in contemporary fiction and his first novel is nothing short of breathtaking. Drawing its inspiration from the premature death of Abraham Lincoln's 11 year old son, Bardo is a bravura, albeit hallucinogenic, work. ... read more
This limited edition of Labels, Louis de Bernieres' quirkily affectionate short story debut, is being re-released as a facsimile edition to celebrate Hardie Grant's 20th anniversary. The debut publication for Hardie Grant Books 20 years ago, it is a tale of obsession, with tender mom... read more
|Awards:||Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction|
An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, Sing, Unburied, Sing examines the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power - and limitations - of family bonds.
Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it me... read more
Meet Horace Hopper, a twenty-one-year-old farm hand in Tonopah, Nevada, who works for Mr Reece and his wife, the nearest thing he's had to family in years.But Horace, half-white half-Paiute Indian, dreams of bigger things. Leaving behind the farm and its fragile stabili... read more
Tom Keely's reputation is in ruins. And that's the upside. Divorced and unemployed, he's lost faith in everything precious to him. Holed up in a grim highrise, cultivating his newfound isolation, Keely looks down at a society from which he's retired hurt and angry. He's done fighting ... read more
It's 1969, and while the summer of love lingers in London, Gilda is consumed by the mistakes of her past. She walked out on her beloved son Reuben when he was just a boy and fears he'll never forgive her. Yet she hopes desperately they can mend their shattered relationship. When Reuben ... read more
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 COSTA NOVEL AWARDThe beautiful and heartbreaking new novel from Sarah Winman, author of the international bestseller WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT.'Her best novel to date' Observer'An exquisitely crafted tale of love and loss' Guardian'A marvel' Sunday Express'Astou... read more
|Awards:||COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD WINNER 2017|
Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live
Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every week... read more
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2016 EUROPEAN UNION PRIZE FOR LITERATURE'Dazzling' John IrvingI've known Death a long time but now Death knows me.When their idyllic childhood is shattered by the sudden death of their parents, siblings Marty, Liz and Jules are se... read more