Sabra Zoo

Mischa Hiller

August 2011 | £7.99 | $13.95 | 240pp

WINNER OF THE 2011 COMMONWEALTH WRITER’S PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST BOOK Summer 1982: Beirut is under siege. Eighteen-year-old Ivan’s parents have just been evacuated from the city with other members of the Palestine Liberation Organisation. Ivan stays on, […]

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

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

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

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. […]

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 […]

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