Tim Parks: Author of the Month

  • Book of the Month

 
  • The Very Thought of You
    Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 Shortlisted for Amazon's Rising Stars award 2009 Longlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year 2010 Longlisted for Le Prince Maurice Prize for Literary...
  • Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice
    A sweeping story of danger, intrigue and young love, set against one of the most dramatic moments in history. Célie Rosseau is a talented young artist who, along with her partner Algernon, resorts to...
  • The English Harem
    Supermarket checkout girl Tracy Pringle has a very lively imagination indeed. In front of her, as she blip-blips herself into a daydream, walk past not boring housewives with screaming children or tired office...
  • Desire for Chocolate
    Winner of the Ramón Llull Prize 2014 Three women, three centuries and the same porcelain chocolate pot: Sara, the scion of a dynasty of chocolatiers from Barcelona, who prides herself on maintaining the...
  • A Literary Tour of Italy
    An acclaimed author of novels and short stories, Tim Parks – who was described in a recent review as “one of the best living writers of English” – has delighted audiences around the world with his finely...
  • First Impressions
    A novel about old books, young love and Jane Austen Book lover and Jane Austen enthusiast Sophie Collingwood has barely started her new job at an antiquarian bookshop in London when two different customers...
  • The Repercussions
    When war photographer Jo returns from her latest assignment in Afghanistan and moves into the Brighton flat she’s just inherited, she hopes to restore equilibrium to her chaotic life. But images and events of...
  • The Summer of Broken Stories
    A powerful novel of friendship, rebellion and betrayal England, 1950s. While out playing in the woods, ten-year-old Mark meets a man living in an old railway carriage. Despite his wild appearance, the...
  • My Life in Agony
    As Cosmopolitan’s professional agony aunt for the last forty years, Irma Kurtz has had to deal with the most intimate problems of successive generations of readers, while having to keep up with the...
  • The Insect Farm
    Brothers Jonathan and Roger Maguire each have an obsession. For Jonathan, it is his beautiful and talented girlfriend Harriet. For Roger, it is the elaborate universe he has constructed in a shed in their...
  • Midnight in Siberia
    The New York Times Bestseller In this picaresque story of adventure, David Green captures an overlooked, idiosyncratic Russia in the age of Putin. A journalist for National Public Radio in the US, David...
  • Combat Camera
    May 2011, Afghanistan: Camp Bastion is under attack, the Sun’s Defence Editor is about to catch the wrong helicopter, and a famous TV war reporter is missing half his kit and wants his trainers back. Amid...
 
 
 
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