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Fernando Pessoa The accusation Broken River

A beautiful reissue of Pessoa's masterpiece, including never-before-seen material. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa.

Remarkable short stories smuggled out of North Korea. Translated by Han Kang's translator, Deborah Smith. 

J Robert Lennon's thriller is 'a knockout, unmissable performance from a writer at the very top of his game' Observer
 haunting of henry twist  The Essex Serpent  Attica Locke Bluebird Bluebird

 An evocative and gripping debut set in 1920s London among the parties of the Bright Young Things. 

 The Sunday Times Number One bestseller that has coiled itself around a nation...  A gripping thriller exploring racial tensions in a small town in on Highway 59 in East Texas.
 let us be true  Hidden Keys  black moses

An epic love story set in postwar Europe with two unforgettable protagonists, from the winner of the Betty Trask Award 2017.

 An eccentric crime caper taking golden-hearted superthief Tancred Palmieri on a quest to find his friend's inheritance.  A comic tale of a young man obsessed with helping the helpless. Longlisted for the Man Booker International 2017.
  The visiting privilege  The Future Won't Be Long  ALl Grown Up

Perfectly crafted short stories from Joy Williams, 'perhaps the greatest living master of the short story' (Guardian).

A riotous tale following two friends through the wild parties and events of 1980s NYC. Loved by Stewart Lee!

'Hilarious, courageous and mesmerizing from page one ... a little gem that packs a devastating wallop' Maria Semple

 After Me Comes the Flood  A Separation  The World Goes On

The haunting debut from Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent, with a beautiful new jacket.

An intriguing, elegant story of the breakdown of a marriage, with a dark secret at its heart...  A masterpiece of invention trans. by Ottilie Mulzet, George Szirtes and John Batki.