Book Reviews

Books reviews listed alphabetically, by author. 

Adamson, Gil - The Outlander
Adrian, Chris - Gob's Grief
Adrian, Chris - The Great Night 
Alderman, Naomi - The Lessons 
Allan, Clare - Poppy Shakespeare 
Allende, Isobel - The House of the Spirits 
Almond, David - Skellig 
Amis, Martin - House of Meetings 
Amis, Martin - Time's Arrow: or The Nature of the Offence 
Armitage, Simon - Seeing Stars
Atkinson, Kate - Case Histories 
Atwood, Margaret - The Handmaid's Tale 
Audeguy, Stephane - The Only Son
Audeguy, Stephane - The Theory of Clouds 

Badoe, Yaba - True Murder
Bainbridge, Beryl - Master Georgie 
Ballantine, PoeGod Clobbers Us All  
Barnard, Chris - Bundu
Barnes, Julian A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters
Bayley, Robin - The Mango Orchard
Bennett, Alan - The Uncommon Reader 
Bock, Charles Beautiful Children 
Boyne, John - The Absolutist
Brande, DorotheaBecoming a Writer 
Bronte, CharlotteJane Eyre 
Bronte, EmilyWuthering Heights
Brown, George Mackay - Beside the Ocean of Time 
Bulgakov, MikhailThe Master and Margarita 

Camus, Albert - The Fall 
Camus, Albert - The Outsider 
Capote, Truman - In Cold Blood 
Carey, PeterOscar and Lucinda 
Carey, Peter Theft: A Love Story 
Carroll, Lewis - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass
Carter, Angela - The Bloody Chamber 
Chandler, Robert (ed)Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida 
Chatwin, Bruce - The Songlines 
Chesterton, G.K. - The Man Who Was Thursday 
Clarke, Susanna - Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell 
Coetzee, J.M. - Boyhood
Coetzee, J.M. - Diary of a Bad Year
Coetzee, J.M. - Disgrace 
Coetzee, J.M. - Life and Times of Michael K 
Coetzee, J.M. - Slow Man 
Coetzee, J.M. - Summertime 
Coetzee, J.M. - Waiting for the Barbarians 
Coetzee, J.M. - Youth 
Collins, Suzanne - The Hunger Games 
Collins, Suzanne - Catching Fire 
Cunningham, Michael - The Hours 

Dahl, Roald - Matilda
Davies, Nick - Flat Earth News 
de Kretser, Michele - The Lost Dog
Delillo, Don - Falling Man 
Delillo, Don - White Noise 
Diaz, Junot - Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao 
Dick, Philip K. - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 
Dostoevsky, Fyodor - Crime and Punishment 
Downham, Jenny - Before I Die 
du Maurier, Daphne - Rebecca 
Dunn, Katherine - Geek Love 
Dunthorne, JoeSubmarine 
Dylan, Bob - Chronicles 

Eco, UmbertoThe Name of the Rose 
Eggers, Dave - A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius 
Ellis, Brett Easton American Psycho 
Eugenides, Jeffrey - Middlesex

Falcones, Idefonso - Cathedral of the Sea 
Farrell, J.G. - The Siege of Krishnapur 
Faulks, Sebastian - Birdsong 
Faulks, Sebastian - Engelby 
Fitzgerald, F. Scott - The Great Gatsby 
Foer, Jonathan Safran (ed) - A Convergence of Birds 
Foer, Jonathan SafranEating Animals

Foer, Jonathan Safran - Everything is Illuminated 
Foer, Jonathan Safran - Extremely Loud and Incredbibly Close 
Foer, Jonathan Safran - The Unabridged Pocketbook of Lightning 
Franzen, Jonathan - The Discomfort Zone 
Frayn, Michael - Spies 
Funder, Anna - All That I Am 

Gaiman - Neil - American Gods 
Gaiman - Neil - The Graveyard Book 
Galgut, Damon - In a Strange Room
Galloway, Steven - The Cellist of Sarajevo 
Garland, Alex - The Beach 
Ginsberg, Allen - Howl 
Grushin, Olga - The Dream Life of Sukhanov 

Halfon, Eduardo - The Polish Boxer (Translated by Ollie Brock, Thomas Bunstead, Lisa Dillman, Daniel Hahn, and Anne McLean)
Helene Hanff - 84 Charing Cross Road 
Hanif, Mohammed - A Case of Exploding Mangoes 
Heller, Joseph - Catch-22 
Hemingway, Ernest - The Old Man and the Sea 
Hemon, Aleksandar -The Lazarus Project 
Hemon, Aleksandar -  Nowhere Man 
Hoban, Russell - Kleinzeit 
Hogg, Nicholas - Show Me The Sky 
Homes, A.M. - The End of Alice 
Homes, A.M. - Music for Torching 
Hooper, Chloe - The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island 
Hosseini, Khaled - The Kite Runner 
Hosseini, Khaled - A Thousand Splendid Suns 
Houellebecq, Michel - Atomised
Howell, Simmone - Everything Beautiful 

Ishiguro, Kazuo - An Artist of the Floating World 
Ishiguro, Kazuo - Never Let Me Go 
Ishiguro, Kazuo - Nocturnes 
Ishiguro, Kazuo - A Pale View of Hills 
Ishiguro, Kazuo - The Remains of the Day

Jackson, Mick - Bears of England 
Jackson, Mick - Underground Man 
Jackson, MickThe Widow's Tale 
Jacobson, Howard - The Finkler Question
Jian, MaRed Dust 
Jones, Lloyd - Mister Pip 

Kadare, Ismail - The Fall of the Stone City
Kehlman, Daniel - Me and Kaminski
Kennedy, A.L. - Paradise 
Kerouac, Jack - On The Road 
Killen, Chris - The Bird Room 
Kitamura, Katie - The Longshot
Kitamura, Katie - Gone to the Forest
Krakauer, John - Into the Wild 
Krauss, Nicole - The History of Love 
Kundera, Milan - The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
Kundera, Milan - Ignorance
Kundera, Milan - Life is Elsewhere
Kundera, Milan - The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Kurkov, Andrey - Death and the Penguin 
Kurkov, Andrey - The Good Angel of Death
Kurkov, Andrey - The President's Last Love

le Clezio, J.M.G. - The Book of Flights 
Lee, Harper - To Kill A Mockingbird 
Lessing, Doris - The Golden Notebook 
Levy, Deborah - Swimming Home
Levy, Deborah - Black Vodka 
Lewycka, Marina - A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian 
London, Jack - The Call of the Wild and White Fang 
Lukyanenko, Sergei - The Night Watch

Makkai, Rebecca - The Borrower
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia - Love in the Time of Cholera
Martel, Yann - Life of Pi 
McCarthy, Cormac - The Road 
McCullers, Carson - The Ballad of the Sad Cafe 
McEwan, Ian - On Chesil Beach 
McGregor, JonEven the Dogs 
McGregor, Jon - If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things 
McGregor, Jon - So Many Ways to Begin 
McGregor, Jon - This Isn't The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You

Miller, Kei - A Light Song of Light
Mistry, Rohinton - A Fine Balance 
Moore, Alan and Gibbons, Dave - Watchmen 
Morpurgo, Michael - Alone on a Wide Wide Sea 
Morrison, Toni - A Mercy 
Murakami, Haruki - 1Q84 (Book One and Book Two)
Murakami, Haruki - 1Q84 (Book Three) 
Murakami, Haruki - After Dark
Murakami, Haruki - Hear the Wind Sing 
Murakami, Haruki - Norwegian Wood 
Murakami, Haruki - Pinball, 1973 
Murakami, Haruki - South of the Border, West of the Sun 
Murakami, Haruki - Sputnik Sweetheart
Murakami, Haruki - A Wild Sheep Chase 
Murakami, Haruki - The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle 
Murdoch, Iris - The Black Prince
Murdoch, Iris - The Sea, The Sea 

Nabokov, Vladimir - Lolita 
Ness, Patrick -  A Monster Calls
Ness, Patrick - The Knife of Never Letting Go 
Ness, Patrick -  The Ask and The Answer 
Ness,  Patrick - Monsters of Men 
Ness, Patrick - More Than This
Nix, Garth - Sabriel 

O'Connor, Joseph - Ghost Light
O'Hagan, Andrew Be Near Me 
O'Neill, Joseph - Netherland 
Olmi, Véronique - Beside the Sea (Translated by Adriana Hunter)
Ondaatje, Michael - The English Patient 
Okri, Ben - The Famished Road 
Orwell, George - Animal Farm  
Orwell, GeorgeKeep the Aspidistra Flying  
Orwell, George - Nineteen Eighty-Four 

Page, Martin - How I Became Stupid 
Palliser, Charles - The Quincunx
Parispur, Shahrnush - Women Without Men 
Parkes, Nii Ayikwei - Tail of the Blue Bird     
Pasternak, Boris - Doctor Zhivago 
Paterson, Don - Rain
Peace, David - The Damned Utd 
Proulx, Annie - Brokeback Mountain 
Pullman, Philip - Once Upon A Time in the North 


Raisin, Ross - God's Own Country 
Reed, John - Ten Days That Shook the World 
Reeve, Philip - Mortal Engines 
Reeve, Philip - Predators Gold 
Reeve, Philip - Infernal Devices 
Reeve, Philip - A Darkling Plain 
Reeve, Philip - Fever Crumb 
Reeve, Philip - Here Lies Arthur
Rhinehart, Luke - The Dice Man 
Robertson, James - The Testament of Gideon Mack 
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 
Rowling, J.K. - The Tales of Beedle the Bard 
Roy, Arundhiti - The God of Small Things 
Rushdie, Salman - Fury 
Rushdie, Salman -The Enchantress of Florence 
Rushdie, Salman -  The Ground Beneath Her Feet 
Rushdie, Salman - Luka and the Fire of Life
Rushdie, Salman -  Midnight's Children 
Rushdie, Salman -  The Satanic Verses 
Rushdie, Salman -  Shalimar the Clown
Rushdie, Salman -  Shame
Ryman, Geoff - 253

Salinger, J.D. - The Catcher in the Rye 
Saramago, Jose - Blindness 
Saramago, Jose - Seeing 
Satrapi, Marjane - Persepolis (Vol. 1 & 2) 
Sebald, W.G. - Austerlitz 
Seth, Vikram - An Equal Music 
Shapcott, Jo - Of Mutability
Spiegelman, Art - The Complete Maus 
Stoppard, Tom - Arcadia 
Suskind, Patrick - Perfume 
Swift, Graham - Tomorrow 
Swift, Graham - Waterland

Tan, Shaun - The Red Tree 
Tartt, Donna - The Little Friend
Tartt, Donna - The Secret History 
Thompson, Craig - Blankets 
Tinti, Hannah - The Good Thief

Unaipon, David - Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines

Villalobos, Juan Pablo (Translated by Rosalind Harvey) - Down the Rabbit Hole

Wagner, John - A History of Violence 
Warren, Frank - Postsecret 
Waters, Sarah - Fingersmith
Whittome, Candy - The Last Hunters: The Crab Fishermen of Cromer 
Woolf, Virginia - Mrs Dalloway 
Wyld, Evie - After the Fire, A Still Small Voice


Yates, Richard - Revolutionary Roa

Zamyatin, Yevgeny - We