Shape-shifter

Shape-shifter

Pauline Melville

August 2011 | £7.99 | 240pp

WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FICTION PRIZE, THE COMMONWEALTH WRITERS’ PRIZE AND THE PEN/MACMILLAN SILVER PEN AWARD From Comrade Shakespeare McNab who enlists the help of La Diablesse to retrieve his faltering career at a Caribbean broadcasting station, to […]

From The Mouth of the Whale

From The Mouth of the Whale

Sjón

May 2011 | £8.99 | 272pp

The year is 1635. Iceland is a world darkened by superstition, poverty and cruelty. Men of science marvel over a unicorn’s horn, poor folk worship the Virgin in secret and both books and men are burnt. Jónas Pálmason, a […]

Zeina

Zeina

Nawal El Saadawi

May 2011 | £8.99 | $14.95 | 256pp

Bodour, a distinguished literary critic, carries with her a dark secret. As a young university student, she fell in love with a political activist and gave birth to an illegitimate daughter, Zeina, whom she abandoned on the streets […]

The Old Man and his Sons

The Old Man and His Sons

Heðin Brú

April 2011 | £7.99 | $13.95 | 168pp

These are the Faroe Islands as they were some fifty years ago: sea-washed and remote, with one generation still tied to the sea for sustenance, and a younger generation turning towards commerce and clerical work in the towns. […]

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The Cloud Messenger

Aamer Hussein

February 2011 | £7.99 | $12.95 | 208pp

London, that distant rainy place his father lived in once, is where Mehran finds himself after leaving Karachi. And it is there that his adult life unfolds: he discovers the joys of poetry, faces the trials of love […]

Shake Off

Shake Off

Mischa Hiller

January 2011 | £7.99 | $13.95 | 280pp

London 1989: Michel is an undercover PLO operative hooked on painkillers and posing as a student. He is tasked by mentor Abu-Leila to find a venue for secret Palestinian-Israeli talks. But fellow student Helen, forbidden fruit in this […]

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