A tale of love and darkness
Love and darkness are just two of the powerful forces running through Oz's extraordinary, moving story. It's a seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s, `50s, and into the marriage of his parents.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017. Amos Oz's first major novel in a decade - since A Tale of Love and Darkness, which sold over 2 million copies worldwide.
The ninth step into the Darkness is called Love from the Dark Side, and it brings us to the climax of the series – the Darkness itself. It features The Tenant of the Cedars by Mary Elizabeth Penn – a story about the vengeance of the dead.
Anne of Green Gables is a children‘s classic by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery and recently adapted by Netflix in the hit series Anne with an E. 11-year-old Anne is mistakenly sent away from her orphanage to live on Prince Edward Island with brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert who need help on their farm. Wild and imaginative Anne learns to find her place in the little town of Avonlea, makes friends, and strives to be the best in school. A children and adults favourite Annes tale ...
WINNER of the Merky Books New Writers' Prize ___________________ 'A remarkably accomplished, polished debut.' MALORIE BLACKMAN 'Rightfully tipped for greatness' SUNDAY TIMES 'This moving tale of love and loss ... is well worth the wait' INDEPENDENT 'You can't stop birds from flying, can you, Sameer? They go where they will...' 1960s UGANDA. Hasan is struggling to run his family business following the sudden death of his wife.
Murakami's new novel is at once a classic tale of quest, but it is also a bold exploration of mythic and contemporary taboos, of patricide, of mother-love, of sister-love. Above all it is an entertainment of a very high order.
Shortlisted for the Goldsmith's Prize, the Gordon Burn Prize and the James Tait Black Award. Dive in to a tale of love and loathing with the beach read of the summer.
From Booker-shortlisted author Elif Shafak, Honour is a gripping tale of love, betrayal and clashing cultures. 'My mother died twice.
The classic tale of the Jungle Book is much loved by people all over the world. Now, this classic story has been reimagined as a colouring book with stunning illustrations by Fabiana Attansio so young readers can rediscover the love, loyalty and friendship the tale inspires.
The number 1 European bestseller by the author of New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon A Man Called Ove, Britt-Marie was Here is a funny, poignant and uplifting tale of love, community, and second chances. For as long as anyone can remember, Britt-Marie has been an acquired taste.
One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, this uninhibited tale centres on the hapless members of a love triangle, and their sexual obsession and shared fascination with a mythic saint. Revolving around four central - and intrinsically flawed - characters, 'Beautiful Losers' is the frank and humorous story of a nameless narrator, his wife Edith, their domineering friend and mentor 'F' and Catherine Tekakwitha, a mythic 17th-century Mohawk virgin saint.
The first new Penguin Classics translation in forty years of Victor Hugo s masterpiece published in a stunning Graphic Deluxe edition The subject of the world s longest-running musical and the recent Academy Award nominated and BAFTA-winning film starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, "Les Miserables "is a genuine literary treasure. Victor Hugo s tale of injustice, heroism, and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him, and ha...
A graphic memoir like no other: the true story of a marriage in China that spanned the twentieth century, told in vibrant, original paintings and prose. WINNER OF AN ENGLISH PEN AWARD Rao Pingru was a twenty-six-year-old soldier when he first saw the beautiful Mao Meitang. One glimpse of her through a window as she put on lipstick was enough to capture Pingru's heart. It was a moment that sparked a union that would last almost sixty years. But when Meitang passed away in 2008, Pingru realised t...
In her first contemporary novel since Room, bestselling author Emma Donoghue returns with her next masterpiece, Akin, a brilliant tale of love, loss and family. Noah is only days away from his first trip back to Nice since he was a child when a social worker calls looking for a temporary home for Michael, his eleven-year-old great-nephew.
Kneller's Happy Campers is a strange, dark but funny tale set in a world very much like our own but it's an afterlife populated by people who have killed themselves - many of them are young, and most of them bear the marks of their death...bullet wounds, broken necks...(those who have over-dosed are known as 'Juliets'). When Mordy, our hero, discovers that his girlfriend from his life before has also 'offed' herself, he sets out to find her, and so follows a strange adventure...Full of the weir...