New and Recommended Fiction

Favourites from our fiction section. Here you'll find the books that everyone's talking about, as well as the ones they should be.

Will and Testament

Vigdis Hjorth, translated by Charlotte Barslund

From the publisher:

A provocative bestseller from one of Norway’s most highly-regarded novelists

The Caravaners

Elizabeth von Arnim

From the publisher:

The Caravaners (1909) is a devastating comedy about an Edwardian caravan holiday in Kent, narrated by the pompous and self-important Baron, a Prussian Major in the German ...

The Dutch House

Ann Patchett

From the publisher:

A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER An unforgettably powerful new novel of the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let ...

Heaven, My Home

Attica Locke

From the publisher:

Nine-year-old Levi King knew he should have left for home sooner; instead he found himself all alone, adrift on the vastness of Caddo Lake. A sudden noise – and all goes ...

The Man Who Saw Everything

Deborah Levy

From the publisher:

LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2019 ‘An utterly beguiling fever dream of a novel... Its sheer technical bravura places it head ...

Earwig

Brian Catling

From the publisher:

A standalone novel by iconic artist and author of cult bestseller, The Vorrh

Girl

Edna O'Brien

From the publisher:

and a descent into the labyrinthine bureaucracy and hostility awaiting a victim who returns home with a child blighted by enemy blood. From one of the century’s greatest ...

To Calais, In Ordinary Time

James Meek

From the publisher:

The new novel about home, belonging, love, courage and identity, set in the fourteenth century, from the Booker-longlisted author of The People’s Act of Love

Fly Already

Etgar Keret

From the publisher:

Winner of the 2018 Sapir Prize. You need to bribe someone into giving you weed? Don’t worry, just step into this court room and call the defendant a murderer. You’re a ...

The Wall

John Lanchester

From the publisher:

If he’s lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729 more nights. The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and never ...

Glitch

Lee Rourke

From the publisher:

After two decades spent in the US, L-J is on a flight back to his native Suffolk to visit family and his childhood coastal home. His flight is straightforward, as per design, ...

The Society of Reluctant Dreamers

Jose Eduardo Agualusa, translated by Daniel Hahn

From the publisher:

While swimming in the clear blue waters of the Rainbow Hotel, Daniel Benchimol finds a waterproof camera, floating seemingly lost in the sea. The two meet, and Daniel becomes ...