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The Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris

A number of reviews of The Gospel of Loki have talked about it as Joanne Harris’s first fantasy novel. I find that baffling. What about Chocolat and its sequel The Lollipop Shoes? They might not have been quite so ‘out there’ with the fantastical elements, ...

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Lullaby Girl by Aly Sidgwick

With Mental Health Awareness Week last week in the UK, mental health issues are a hot topic. Aly Sidgwick’s debut novel will tap into this zeitgeist perfectly, helping to dispel some of the myths around mental illness. The novel pulls ...

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Consider Phlebus by Iain M. Banks

Iain Banks is a very well respected and commercially successful writer. While he tends to be more widely known for his literary fiction writing under the name ‘Iain Banks’, he also wrote a number of successful science fiction novels under ...

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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

A pair of elderly Britons, an aged Arthurian knight, a tenacious Saxon warrior, a persecuted child, an ancient wyrm and a strange mist lying across the land: this is the Britain Ishiguro presents to us in The Buried Giant. Booker-winner ...

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