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Staff Recommended Reads February 2014

  • The Night Guest

    The Night Guest
    Fiona McFarlane

    Paperback · 26 Sep 2013 · €19.85

    The hypnotic tale of a psychological battle on unequal terms and a superbly drawn portrait of two very particular women - a beautifully written, unnerving and acutely moving debut.

  • The Undertaking

    The Undertaking
    Audrey Magee

    Paperback · 06 Feb 2014 · €18.50

    Desperate to escape the Eastern front, Peter Faber, an ordinary German soldier, marries Katharina Spinell, a woman he has never met; it is a marriage of convenience that promises 'honeymoon' leave for him and a pension for her should he die on the front. With ten days' leave secured, Peter visits his new wife in Berlin...

  • Ace, King, Knave

    Ace, King, Knave
    Maria McCann

    Paperback · 07 Nov 2013 · €18.50

    Sophia - rational, demure, and hiding a 'little weakness' - has recently married the charismatic Mr Zedland. But Zedland has secrets of his own and Sophia comes to suspect that her marriage is not what it seems. In cramped rooms in Covent Garden, Betsy-Ann shuffles a pack of cards.

  • Under the Wide and Starry Sky

    Under the Wide and Starry Sky
    Nancy Horan

    Paperback · 12 Sep 2013 · €19.85

    From Nancy Horan, the New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, comes the passionate and turbulent story of Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny.