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Winter Books 2013

A selection of titles for January, February and early March


  • The Blind Man's Garden   Nadeem Aslam   From the author of 'Maps For lost Lovers', a new novel set in Pakistan   hbk £18.99
  • The Voyage   Murray Bail   A dense, short novel about an Australian piano manufacturer on a sales trip in Vienna; and his return voyage by ship, with his client’s daughter   hbk £12
  • Something Like Happy   John Burnside   A new collection of short stories   hbk £16.99
  • A Man Was Going Down The Road   Otar Chiladze, translated by Donald Rayfield   If you read only one newly-translated Georgian novel from the early seventies in 2013, make it this one   hbk £16
  • Harvest   Jim Crace   A hamlet and its experience of enclosure   hbk £16.99
  • Killing The Emperors   Ruth Dudley Edwards   Kidnaps, skulduggery, a Russian oligarch…Find out if the eponymous emperors, who are practioners of Brit Art, have any clothes…   hbk £19.99
  • The Unknown Bridesmaid   Margaret Forster   A child psychologist faces up to her own childhood   hbk £16.99
  • Salvation Of A Saint   Keigo Higashino   Another outing for Detective Kusanagi of the Tokyo Police, from the author of 'The Devotion Of Suspect X'   pbk £12.99
  • Well Done God!: Selected Prose And Drama Of B. S. Johnson   B S Johnson   A fine introduction to the work of the legendary B S Johnson   hbk £25
  • Going To The Dogs: The Story Of A Moralist   Erich Kästner   It is often forgotten that the author of 'Emil and the Detectives' was primarily an adult novelist. Here is a welcome reprint, set against the Wall Street Crash, before the Nazi takeover   pbk £8.99
  • Questions Of Travel   Michelle de Kretser   The new novel from the author of 'The Hamilton Case' and 'The Rose Grower'   hbk £12.99
  • The Infatuations   Javier Marías   From one of our favourite authors, a murder mystery. The unmistakable style and intricate sentences make this another astonishing, unique book. There might also be a special limited edition – anyone interested should contact us early (March)   hbk £18.99
  • Heartbreak Hotel   Deborah Moggach   A new comic novel, set in the Welsh countryside   hbk £14.99
  • The Gurkha's Daughter: Stories   Prajwal Parajuly   All the stories in this new collection concern Nepal and the Nepalese diaspora.  It is Marzena's author photograph which graces the jacket   hbk £12.99
  • The Jackal's Share   Chris Morgan Jones   The follow-up to 'An Agent Of Deceit'   hbk £16.99
  • The Yellow Birds   Kevin Powers   Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2012, this novelized account of the psychological effects of war by a young poet and a veteran of Iraq is already being hailed as a modern classic of war literature   hbk £14.99
  • The Emperor's Tomb   Joseph Roth   A new translation by Michael Hofmann   hbk £12.99
  • Orkney   Amy Sackville   A mismatched couple arrive on a remote island for their honeymoon.  Lyrical, but grim   hbk £12.99
  • The City Of Devi   Manil Suri   A novel of India on the brink of collapse. The author's first since 'The Death of Vishnu' (March)   hbk £16.99
  • Secrecy   Rupert Thomson   From the author of the memoir 'This Party's Got To Stop' (pbk, £8.99), a new novel set in Florence at the end of the C17th   hbk £14.99
  • Light Shining In The Forest   Paul Torday   From the author of 'Salmon Fishing In The Yemen'   hbk £12.99
  • The Child's Child   Barbara Vine   A return to form and to familiar territory for Ruth Rendell's alter ego: a present day narrative frames a manuscript from the early part of the C20th, and both deal with two recurring themes in Vine's writing - homosexuality and heredity (March)   hbk £18.99
  • Capital Punishment   Robert Wilson   The first in a new crime series, set in London, by the author of A Small Death In Lisbon   hbk £14.99
  • Pow!   Mo Yan   A new novel by the winner of last year's Nobel Prize for Literature   hbk £18



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