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By Spark, Muriel
Book. English.
Published London: Virago, 2007
[New ed.] / introduced by Mark Lawson
Would-be novelist Fleur Talbot works for the snooty Sir Quentin Oliver at the Autobiographical Association, whose members are at work on their memoirs...

By Truss, Lynne, author
Book. English.
Published London: Arrow Books, 2017
When you are an inoffensive retired librarian with bitter personal experience of Evil Talking Cats, do you rescue a kitten from the cold on a December...

By Mills, Magnus
Book. English.
Published London: HarperPerennial, 1999
Written by a London bus driver, The Restraint of Beasts is a queasy, spooky, murderously funny tale - with no adverbs. Tam and Richie are dour Scots labourers...

By Ardagh, Philip
Paperback. English.
Published London: Scholastic, 2009
There's a diplodocus in the basement and fossil footprints in the garden. Step inside Henry's House and join Henry, Jaggers the caretaker and a quirky...

By Garcı́a Márquez, Gabriel, 1928-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2000
In the book which put South America on the literary map, Marquez tells the haunting story of a community in which the political, the personal and the...

By Smith, Ali, 1962- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hamish Hamilton, 2014
This is a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, it's a fast-moving genre...

By Truss, Lynne, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Century, 2016
When you are an inoffensive retired librarian with bitter personal experience of Evil Talking Cats, do you rescue a kitten from the cold on a December...

By Aboulela, Leila, 1964- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019
Salma, happily married, tries every day to fit into life in Britain. When her first love contacts her, she is tempted to risk it all and return to Egypt...

By Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Harvill Secker, 2007
The midnight hour approaches in an almost empty all-night diner. Mari sips her coffee and glances up from a book as a young man, a musician, intrudes...

By Ardagh, Philip
Paperback. English.
Published London: Scholastic, 2009
There's a big bug in the wardrobe & a scorpion in the shed. Step inside 'Henry's House' & join Henry, Jaggers the caretaker & a quirky cast of characters...
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