Mothering Sunday

A luminous, intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers assignation in the spring of 1924, then unfolds to reveal the whole of a remarkable life Twenty two year old Jane Fairchild has worked as a maid at an English country house since she was sixteen For almost all of those years she

The Only Story

Would you rather love the , and suffer the or love the less, and suffer the less That is, I think, finally, the only real question First love has lifelong consequences, but Paul doesn t know anything about that at nineteen At nineteen, he s proud of the fact his relationship flies in

The Noise of Time

A compact masterpiece dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich Julian Barnes s first novel since his best selling, Man Booker Prize winning The Sense of an Ending In 1936, Shostakovitch, just thirty, fears for his livelihood and his life Stalin, hitherto a distant figure, has taken a

Ordinary People

You can take a leap, do something off the wall, something reckless It s your last chance, and most people miss it South London, 2008 Two couples find themselves at a moment of reckoning, on the brink of acceptance or revolution Melissa has a new baby and doesn t want to let it change her but,

My Purple Scented Novel

Short story published in the March 28, 2016 Edition of The New Yorker Also available to read online You will have heard of my friend the once celebrated novelist Jocelyn Tarbet, but I suspect his memory is beginning to fade You d never heard of me, the once obscure novelist Parker Sparrow, until

The Sunrise

In the summer of 1972, Famagusta in Cyprus is the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean, a city bathed in the glow of good fortune An ambitious couple are about to open the island s most spectacular hotel, where Greek and Turkish Cypriots work in harmony Two neighbouring families, the

The Golden House

When powerful real estate tycoon Nero Golden immigrates to the States under mysterious circumstances, he and his three adult children assume new identities, taking Roman names, and move into a grand mansion in downtown Manhattan Arriving shortly after the inauguration of Barack Obama, he and his

The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels

For the first time, all five books in the Patrick Melrose series are collected in a single edition NEVER MIND BAD NEWS SOME HOPE MOTHER S MILK AT LAST Acclaimed for their searing wit and their deep humanity, this magnificent cycle of novels in which Patrick Melrose battles to survive the

Classic Love Poems

For anyone who s in love or hopes to be what greater celebration could there be than to hear the world s greatest love poetry read lovingly by Richard Armitage With 15 poems by William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and , Classic Love Poems is a listening treat

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Liberty: Vintage Minis

Why should one half be free to live, while the other is doomed to watch silently from the sidelines In this visionary collection, Virginia Woolf leads us on a transformative journey through the liberating powers of the mind From an exploration of why women were barred from writing and under what

In the Light of What We Know

A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century An investment banker approaching forty, his career collapsing and his marriage unraveling, receives a surprise visitor at his West Londontown house Confronting the disheveled figure of a South