Blogs in March 2024

The Dream Home 2nd March 2024

Adam and Jess move into a new house with their three young children: a rambling Victorian villa in a nice neighbourhood right at the very top of their price range. Before long Adam discovers a door hidden behind a...

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The Twelve Days of Christmas 13th November 2023

“On the first day of Christmas My true love gave to me A partridge in a pear tree.” For many centuries young and old alike have been singing about the maids a-milking, the lords a-leaping, and a partridge in...

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Once a Monster 9th August 2023

‘A labyrinthine delight of a novel . . . Dickensian darkness is infused with ancient myth. Historical writing at its finest . . . .’ Essie Fox, bestselling author of The Somnambulist and The Fascination London, 1861: Ten-year-old Nell...

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The Dream Hunters Of Corsica 14th March 2023

The dream-hunters,or mazzeri,are unknown outside Corsica and probably date from pre-historic times.At night they go hunting-or dream they do so-and kill an animal,in whom they recognise a human face.The next day they announcethe death,which always takes place within a...

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The Island of Forgetting 17th May 2022

In this compelling debut, an unknowable legacy passes through generations of one family living on the beautiful island of Barbados. There is Iapetus, a lonely soul haunted by the memory of his father; his son Atlas, dreaming of a...

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