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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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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
The Cost of Lunch Etc.
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
See You Tomorrow
Tore Renberg
Review by Clair Stanton
A gripping novel set in contemporary Norway, See You Tomorrow is a true original.
With a Friend Like You
Fanny Blake
Review by Jade Craddock
Beth and Megan have been best friends for years and their two families share a special connection and closeness.

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Adultery
Paulo Coelho
Review by Jade Craddock
Herring Girl
Debbie Taylor
Review by Tracy Eynon
Quarter Past Two on a Wednesday Afternoon
Linda Newbery
Review by Katie Clapham
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