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In Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff has written a story with a powerful plot reminiscent of a Greek myth with a Shakespearean pair of lovers at its heart.

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Lucy Brydon’s first novel, the story of a young woman newly arrived in Shanghai and planning to write her own novel is instantly absorbing. Her prose is fresh and accomplished and her writing displays a level of sophistication at odds with her narrator.

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In organising her selection chronologically, Gleeson has done more than publish an anthology of Irish women writers. She has created an insightful collection of stories that inform as well as entertains when it comes to the topic of women in Irish society. 

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Jesse Eisenberg, Academy Award nominated actor, has written a collection of stories which, for the most part, feature neurotic, loveless and generally unsympathetic characters ranting about their neurosis and delusional views in various forms and textual guises. 

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Despite having two children, Letty’s mothering leaves a lot to be desired. But she’s never had to take responsibility as her own mother, Maria Elena, has been on hand from day one to step in.

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In Sebastian Faulks’s thirteenth novel his trademark themes of war, love and memory coalesce through the story of a middle-aged psychiatrist discovering the truth about his father’s death.

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This is a beautifully crafted book: part pastoral, part family saga. At the centre of the book is a place; beautiful, haunting Kington Parsonage, a place imbued with memories.

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This collection of stories gathers together a wide range of topics not usually dealt with in such a casual manner; incest, child abuse, sexual violence, and more.

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