Nordic mystery: The Silence of the Sea by Yrsa Sigurdardottiron

I don’t read a lot of crime fiction but now and again it feels the perfect kind of book and that

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The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma [2015 Booker shortlist]

In the small town of Akure in Nigeria, an ambitious father dreams of the illustrious futures awaiting his sons. Ikenna the

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Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg [2015 Booker longlist]

Think about a shocking news event and consider how much any of us know about what really happened. The story, whether

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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara [2015 Booker prize shortlist]

With themes of child sex abuse and self harm, of emotional and physical damage, A Little Life can, in the

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2 disappointments and 1 soaring success

I’ve now read two of the 2015 Booker longlist titles; neither of which I think will be declared the winner.  Andrew O’Hagan’s The

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