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Confessions
Jaume Cabre
Review by Lucy Rock
Following wide praise and applause in the Catalan-speaking world, the English translation (by Mara Faye Letham) of seasoned writer Jaume Cabré's latest novel; Confessions, has been hotly
Everybody Knows This is Nowhere
Alice Furse
For her debut novel, Alice Furse takes a look at the stalled life of a twenty-something graduate.
 
The unnamed narrator of Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere lives
An English Ghost Story
Kim Newman
Review by Jo Harding
A chilling, thrilling, glorious, insidious English ghost story.
For the Love of Radio 4
Caroline Hodgson
Review by Penny Batchelor
Did you know that the BBC's first director general John Reith didn't know at his interview what broadcasting was? Or that running over the end of a programme is called "crashing the pips"?
Belzhar
Meg Wolitzer
Review by Becca Watts
After losing her boyfriend, Jam has found it impossible to readjust to normal life.
Spark
John Twelve Hawks
Review by Morag Adlington
Spark is yet another riveting dystopian novel from the dedicated "off-gridder" John Twelve Hawks. 
 
The main character, Jacob Underwood, is a man who shoul
A Week in Paris
Rachel Hore
Review by Jade Craddock
“There are some truths that can never be told because they hurt and destroy more than they can ever heal.”
 
Fay Knox has grown up with the knowledge that her father died

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