Book List in Order:3 titles

  • Zugzwang--A chess term used to describe a position in which a player is reduced to utter helplessless: he is obliged to move, but every move serves to make his position even worse. The breakout book from a celebrated literary writer: a thriller se...


  • England in the 1630s - a difficult country in turbulent times John Brigge is a governor,a man who has kept away from intrigues to work on his farm and be with his wife, now expecting their first child. He is also - secretly - a Catholic. When he is c...


  • Short-listed for the Whitbread Novel Award, "The Catastrophist" is a haunting novel set in the politically charged landscape of the Belgian Congo just before independence. At its heart is the passion between novelist James Gillespie and the fiery ide...