Amnesia by Peter Carey
The timing of Peter Carey’s latest novel is particularly pertinent, especially in Australia, coming out as it does a few weeks after the death of Gough Whitlam, the one-time socialist prime minis
Review by Charlotte Colwill
If I Knew You Were Going to Be This Beautiful I Never Would Have Let You Go by Judy Chicurel
In Judy Chicurel’s nostalgic debut novel, a group of troubled Long Island teenagers navigate the sex and drug filled summer of 1972.
Aimless young people haunt Chicurel
Review by Rebecca Foster
The Book of Gold Leaves by Mirza Waheed
The growing violence evident in the streets of Srinagar, Kashmir is in sharp counterpoint to the exquisite pastoral scenes that protagonist Faiz paints so delicately on papier-mâché pencil boxes.
Review by Sally Hughes
A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar
A reader would expect a novel about the Holocaust, written from the point of view of a concentration camp inmate, to be shocking – but perhaps not in the grotesque, noir-comic style of A Man
Review by Jennifer Wade
Cover Your Eyes by Adele Geras
This is an intriguing story of guilt and responsibility.
Review by Sally Hughes