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Head of State
Andrew Marr
Review by Sinead Fitzgibbon
Andrew Marr, according to the publisher’s blurb, "has long wanted to write a political satire". One can understand why.

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The Secret Place
Tana French
Review by Anahita Mody
“I know who killed him.”
A simple premise, yet in the hands of acclaimed Irish crime writer Tana French it becomes a powerful, gripping and page turning novel with a pl
Trial by Fire
Josephine Angelini
Review by Lydia Winter
Josephine Angelini is the author of the bestselling Starcrossed series.
We Are Not Ourselves
Matthew Thomas
Review by Rosanna Hawkins
Nominated for the Guardian first book award, in receipt of a $1 million advance in the US and inspiring comparisons with Jonathan Franzen, Matthew Thomas’s debut We Are Not Ourselves has
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Marge Piercy
Review by Sally Hughes
Marge Piercy is a great poet and this is clearly evident in the way she handles words.
Remember Remember
Lisa Cutts
Review by Janie Philips
Following on from her successful first crime novel, Never Forget, Lisa Cutts has produced another nail-biting story.
Their Lips Talk of Mischief
Alan Warner
Review by Rosanna Hawkins
Alan Warner is known for his 1995 novel Movern Callar, about a girl who claims her dead boyfriend’s novel as her own, and The Stars in the Bright Sky, which was longlisted for t
The Zone of Interest
Martin Amis
Review by Sinead Fitzgibbon
It has long been obvious that Martin Amis is almost fatally attracted to the more questionable elements of society: from Money to London Fields to the more-recent Lionel Asb

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