Braised Pork by An Yu

Jia Jia has been married for 4 years, in a relationship based on practical things like making a family rather than love. When her husband announces that they will go on a trip, Jia Jia goes to pack, only to walk into the bathroom to find her husband dead in the bath tub. He has …

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Your Truth Or Mine by Trisha Sakhlecha

Emily, a pretty and young film assistant, is missing. The police have turned up Mia's house to ask her husband Roy what he knows about this girl, since he was the last one to see her alive. The story that follows is Roy's recollection of events against Mia's, bit both of them might not be …

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Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace: The Private Diary Of A Victorian Lady by Kate Summerscale

This book is really beautifully bound if you get the hard cover edition. It's soft blue, with embossed gold flowers on the cover, and a swathed Victorian lady pictured in the centre. Perhaps it's slightly beside the point, but I do love a the pleasure of reading a beautifully bound volume. Kate Summerscale once again …

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The Watchmaker Of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley

London, 1883, three lives are drawn together. Thaniel, a young man who works for the Home Office as a telegraphist, an eccentric Japanese watchmaker who may have links to a bomb set my Irish revolutionaries, and Grace, a woman at Oxford who longs to be able to work on her science experiments in peace. When …

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