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I Refuse
Per Petterson
Review by Adam Ley-Lange
I Refuse is less a single story than a collection of broken narratives held lightly together by their relation to the two main characters, Jim and Tommy.
The Twilight Hour
Nicci Gerrard
Review by Megan Brown
In The Twilight Hour, Nicci Gerrard literalises the tidying and burying of memories and secrets into the physical process of clearing one’s possessions away.
 
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Moriarty
Anthony Horowitz
Review by Sam Pope
Writing sequels and prequels to classics has become common nowadays, but the results are variable.
A Man Lies Dreaming
Lavie Tidhar
Review by Jennifer Wade
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
F
Daniel Kehlmann
Review by Jo Harding
What does F of the title stand for? For each reader it will be something different.
Playing Big
Tara Mohr
Review by Kristy Rabbitt
A self-help guide for women offering practical advice on finding your inner voice, moulding your vision and making things happen.
 
The book identifies that many women ar
Storm
Tim Minchin
Review by Kristy Rabbitt
A delightfully illustrated version of Tim Minchin’s hilarious beat poem "Storm".
 
At a London dinner party, Tim is introduced to the mysterious fifth guest at the table.

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