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The Europeans

Orlando Figes

'Magnificent. Beautifully written, immaculately researched and thoroughly absorbing from start to finish. A tour de force that explains how Europe's cultural life transformed during the course of the 19th century - and so much more' Peter Frankopan From the bestselling author of Natasha's Dance, The Europeans is richly enthralling, panoramic ... [lees verder]

The 10 Rules of Successful Nations

Ruchir Sharma

This short primer distils Ruchir Sharma's decades of global analytic experience into ten rules for identifying nations that are poised to take off or crash. A wake-up call to economists who failed to foresee every recent crisis, including the cataclysm of 2008, 10 Rules is full of insights on signs of political, ... [lees verder]

Tom Clancy's Enemy Contact

Mike Maden

Jack Ryan, Jr.'s race to stop an international criminal conspiracy is intertwined with the fate of an old friend in this blistering entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. The CIA's deepest secrets are being given away for a larger agenda that will undermine the entire Western intelligence ... [lees verder]

Spring

Ali Smith

From the bestselling author of Autumn and Winter, as well as the Baileys Prize-winning How to be both, comes the next installment in the remarkable, once-in-a-generation masterpiece, the Seasonal Quartet What unites Katherine Mansfield, Charlie Chaplin, Shakespeare, Rilke, Beethoven, Brexit, the present, the past, the north, the south, the east, ... [lees verder]

Seven Letters

Sinead Moriarty

Sarah loves being a mother - it defines her. Every year she writes a birthday letter of love to her adored daughter, Izzy, now seven. And after she falls pregnant, she promises Izzy that the arrival of a baby brother will make their family complete. So when she collapses a ... [lees verder]

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Marlon James

SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until I read it. A dangerous, hallucinatory, ancient Africa, which becomes a fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Carter's. I cannot wait for the next ... [lees verder]

Girl, Woman, Other

Bernardine Evaristo

Winner of the 2019 Booker Prize. This is Britain as you've never read it. This is Britain as it has never been told. From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl Woman Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their ... [lees verder]

The Whisper Man

Alex North

"The best crime novel of the decade" Steve Cavanagh You'll hear the whispers. And then you'll hear the screams...Still devastated after the loss of his wife, Tom Kennedy and his young son Jake move to the sleepy village of Featherbank, looking for a fresh start.But Featherbank ... [lees verder]