Knife

Knife

Brilliant, audaciously rogue police officer Harry Hole from The Snowman and The Thirst is back and in the throes of a new, unanticipated rage–once again hunting the murderer who has haunted his entire career. Harry Hole is not in a good place. Rakel–the only woman he’s ever loved–has ended it with him, permanently. He’s been given a chance for….. Read More

Wicked Jilly Cooper

Wicked!

At Bagley Hall, a notoriously wild, but increasingly academic, independent, crammed with the children of the famous, trouble is afoot. The ambitious and fatally attractive headmaster, Hengist Brett-Taylor, hatches a plan to share the facilities of his school with Larkminster Comprehensive – known locally, as ‘Larks’. His reasons for doing so are purely financial, but….. Read More

Yours faithfully

Yours, faithfully

Sheila O’Flangan’s wonderfully gripping, dramatic and touching novel YOURS, FAITHFULLY is essential reading for fans of Marian Keyes and Freya North. Iona Brannock has always been impatient. Not one to hang around, she married her gorgeous husband just months after meeting him and they have lived happily ever since. Now all she needs is a….. Read More

Knife

Knife

[Knife] may be Nesbo’s best storytelling yet. It’s not just clever; it’s diabolical, and let’s be glad it is, because the corkscrewing plot provides a measure of relief from the pain on view in this uncompromisingly intense and brilliant novel (Booklist) Knife shows Nesbo back on form… This is a police procedural that breaks the bounds….. Read More

Embraced by the Dragon

Embraced by the Dragon

Running around China with camera.

Boyhood Island

Boyhood Island

‘Rare and Ruthless… Perhaps the most significant literary enterprise of our times’ Guardian Childhood is exhilarating and terrifying. For the young Karl Ove, new houses, classes and friends are met with manic excitement and creeping dread. Adults occupy godlike positions of power, benevolent in the case of his doting mother, tyrannical in the case of his….. Read More

A glimpse of China

A glimpse of China

Contemporary China is not only a succession of traditional China but also an innovative pioneering country advancing with the times. At the social transitional period, China is facing the future with a brand new posture. The book gives a comprehensive and concise introduction to the formation of the multinational country and Chinese culture, the struggle….. Read More

Walk through walls

Walk through walls

“I had experienced absolute freedom—I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn’t matter, that nothing mattered at all—and it intoxicated me.” In 2010, more than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramović’s MoMA retrospective for the chance to sit across from her and communicate with her nonverbally in an….. Read More

Girl, woman, other

Girl, woman, other

Joint Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2019 Teeming with life and crackling with energy – a love song to modern Britain and black womanhood Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the….. Read More