Blogs in June 2024

Black Storms 9th June 2024

A country that doesn’t acknowledge its past is destined to repeat its mistakes. Why murder a sick old man nearing retirement? An investigation into the death of a professor at the University of Barcelona seems particularly baffling for Deputy...

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Simpatía 13th March 2024

Simpatia is set in the Venezuela of Nicolas Maduro amid a mass exodus of the intellectual class who have been leaving their pets behind. Ulises Kan, the protagonist and a movie buff, receives a text message from his wife,...

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Not A River 13th March 2024

Longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2024 Three men go out fishing, returning to a favourite spot on the river despite their memories of a terrible accident there years earlier. As a long, sultry day passes, they drink and...

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The Kitchen 5th March 2024

Hamburg State Prosecutor Chastity Riley and her colleagues investigate the murders of men with a history of abuse towards women … as a startling, horrifying series of revelations emerge. When neatly packed male body parts wash up by the...

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Wild Thorns 9th February 2024

First published 1976 Surrounded by burned-down orchards and people seemingly resigned to their fate, a young Palestinian man named Usama returns to his homeland after working in the Gulf for some years. Now an operative in the resistance movement,...

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