Location(s): Berlin, Clapham, London
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): Post World War Two
As the Second World War draws to a close, Gus Clifton, having been working with the interrogation teams in Germany and out of touch with his family, surprises his sisters at their home. But an even greater shock is...
Location(s): India, South London
A story of racial violence on the streets of south east London in the 1960s. First published in 1972, the book still has contemporary resonance. Features an extensive new introduction from Paris Review columnist Emma Garman. Srinivas, an elderly...
Location(s): Hastings, South London
’An intense, tightly calibrated thriller’ Huffington Post Tom is a successful author, but he’s struggling to finish his novel. His main distraction is an online admirer, Evie, who simply won’t leave him alone. Evie is smart, well read and...
Meet Rosemary, 86, and Kate, 26: dreamers, campaigners, outdoor swimmers… Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life, but everything she knows is changing. Only the local lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder of the...
Location(s): Lambeth, Southwark
Genre(s): Crime, Fiction, Historical
London society takes its problems to Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else goes to Arrowood. “Gangsters, pornographers, drunks and Fenian terrorists abound in this Victorian noir detective novel, which crackles with energy and wit.” The Times (of London) – Top 100...
Location(s): South London
LONGLISTED FOR JHALAK PRIZE 2019 Waterloo Bridge, London. Two strangers collide. Attila, a Ghanaian psychiatrist, and Jean, an American studying the habits of urban foxes. From this chance encounter in the midst of the rush of a great city,...