A unusual and clever psychological study where the protagonist is also the antagonist. But does he realise this?
Imagine a world where humans are bred like cattle, but in a spa.
A modern perspective on a murder mystery.
We don't get to choose another path in real life but we have all thought about what would happen if...This is what this book is about.
Romantic comedy featuring a middle-aged loner whose interest is toy trains.
What Red Was is a novel about pleasure and pain, power and control, and ownership. It also has a fuzzy plotless plot.
An epic tale of a young Palestinian man who decides to train to become a doctor during the First World War.
This is a raw and visceral account of a young man from his schooldays through his distressing experiences of drug abuse and war. Written in the first person as he thinks and speaks, the unnamed protagonist tells his tale with acceptance and dark humour.
The appeal of this psychological thriller is really quite straight forward. An aspiring writer is stalked by a bookshop owner. Sounds like a fantasy to me, but this story definitely is not. Dark and disturbing.
A novel set almost entirely on the North York Moors, with its dramatic landscape, rural life and conflict with change. This is the backdrop to the story of a disaffected teenager working on his family's farm.
Unashamedly influenced by Alfred Hitchcock films, this bestseller and debut novel reads like the script of the dark psychological thriller film it will become. It is easy to see why there have been over a million copies sold.
What drew me to this book was the retelling of The Iliad (or some of it). Not a period I’ve ever read but a bit of classic Greek storytelling, what is there to not like!
There was a familiar yet original feel to this novel.
A Christmas murder story. How exciting!
A depressing and disturbing account of a young girl's life in the Victorian era as a victim of abuse in all its horror.
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