Book List in Order:7 titles

  • A compelling story full of magic and music.Sylvie Bartram lives alone with Mr. Jackson the dog and her eccentric composer father, who invents strange and wonderful musical instruments. One day she returns from school to find a message left in toothpa...


  • In Man Overboard, Tim Binding tells the story of English war hero Commander Crabb, who disappeared in 1956 amid rumours of his capture by the USSR. Imaginative and funny, this novel is an exploration of Englishness.Industrious, resilient, fond of his...


  • In the spring of 1982, Anglefield Road is a peaceful road in a suburban town north of London; it is a cul-de-sac with four houses looking out on each other. In the four houses live four families: the Armstrongs, the Plimsolls, the Millens, and the Ro...


  • "A novel of exceptional style and momentum, sustained at a high emotional pitch, and beautifully constructed." - Alan Furst, New York Times Book Review. At once a thriller and a moral tale, this taut, heart-stopping novel explores the deadly perils o...


  • 1943, the German army has been defeated at Stalingrad. The tide is beginning to turn. But on Guernsey and the rest of the Channel Islands, the only British territory to have been occupied, such a reversal is unimaginable. The reality of war seems a l...


  • Jeremiah Bembo lives quietly growing fruit and vegetables which his wife Judith sells at the local market. In secret, under the name of Solomon Straw, he travels the country as England's executioner, carrying out the hangings required by law. In a po...


  • This is the story of weatherman Giles Doughty. Giles does not wear sensible ties and knitted jumpers like other weathermen. Rather, his life is a whirlwind - of romance, sex and decadence. But then one day he is shocked out of his self-absorption by ...