Fiction

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Mr Wilder and Me
by Jonathan Coe
An intriguing novel celebrating film, genius and a fading career.
Publication date: 1st July 2021
Rachel's Holiday
by Marian Keyes
Rachel has been living it up in New York, but her family and friends have decided enough is enough, and take her to rehab back home in Ireland.
Publication date: 2nd August 2012
The Locked Room
by Elly Griffiths
Publication date: 3rd February 2022
Diego Rivera
by Francisco de la Mora Illustrated by José Luis Pescador
Diego Rivera was a revolutionary and influential painter with a colourful and turbulent life. This graphic novel tells his story in explicit detail.
Publication date: 11th November 2021
The Anomaly
by Herve Le Tellier
Science fiction, fantasy, thriller, political drama, family saga, moral dilemma - this novel has it all. An international bestseller which you can't put down, and can't stop thinking about.
Publication date: 20th January 2022
Small Pleasures
by Clare Chambers
Compared to the writing of Barbara Pym or Anita Brookner, this is the story of a local reporter in 1950s east London who has been sent to discover the truth behind a rather unusual revelation. Miracle or fraud, the investigation threatens to turn Jean's life inside out. What will we make of it?
Publication date: 29th April 2021
One August Night
by Victoria Hislop
The sequel to the bestselling story of the leper colony in Crete, The Island.
Publication date: 22nd July 2021
Mother's Boy
by Patrick Gale
Publication date: 1st March 2022
Opal Country
by Chris Hammer
A gripping, intense and atmospheric thriller set in the opal mines in Australia.
Publication date: 6th January 2022
Piranesi
by Susanna Clarke
'An exquisite puzzle-box' Piranesi won the Women's Prize for Fiction and Susanna Clarke has been described as 'one of our greatest living authors'. What will we think of it?
Wivenhoe
by Samuel Fisher
Publication date: 3rd February 2022
Bewilderment
by Richard Powers
A story of father and son, grief and loss, mental health and climate change, and astrophysics! Brilliant.
Publication date: 21st September 2021
Life Among the Savages
by Shirley Jackson
Written in late 1940s America, this is a wry, dark, nostalgic account of family life by the author best known for her horror stories.
Publication date: 1st August 2019
Great Circle
by Maggie Shipstead
An epic tale of family, tragedy, romance and adventure woven around the lives of a 1950s female aviator and a modern day Hollywood movie star. Compelling.
Publication date: 4th May 2021
The Island of Missing Trees
by Elif Shafak
Publication date: 5th August 2021
The Man Who Died Twice
by Richard Osman
Publication date: 16th September 2021
Mrs March
by Virginia Feito
Publication date: 5th August 2021
The Long, Long Afternoon
by Inga Vesper
The Madness of Crowds
by Louise Penny
Dangerous ideas presented by a visiting academic cause disruption, then murder, and Chief Inspector Armand Gamache must put aside his own feelings in order to solve the crime.
Publication date: 24th August 2021
The Fell
by Sarah Moss
Powerfully moving and atmospheric, a story about nature, community and survival in the time of the pandemic.
Publication date: 11th November 2021

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