Fiction

Adan & Eva

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, internationally renowned Somali-born author, politician and essayist, addresses here in the form of a children’s book the cultural divisions that shape individuals born into clashing…


All Those Things We Never Said

Marc Levy

As far back as Julia Walsh could remember, she always had a difficult relationship with her father. They hardly ever saw each other. Hardly ever spoke, and on the rare occasions they did, they never s…


The Shadow of the Dead

Danielle Thiéry

Tough-as-nails Police Commissioner Edwige Marion has fallen in love. It was a chance meeting between her and Victor de la Ferrière in the Gare du Nord — the huge train station for which she’s respons…


A Shadow, No Doubt

Michel Quint

George has returned to the village in northern France where he was born. His parents died a few weeks earlier – within days of each other – and he has come to empty their home. Every day he meets Augu…


Merde Happens

Stephen Clarke

Paul West is driving across the USA in a Mini, and feeling just as foreign as he ever did in France. He has accepted a job promoting the UK as a tourist destination. His tiny car is supposed to symbol…


Travels in Erotica

Miklós Vámos

In his new novel, Miklos Vamos captures the life of a man through the stories of the ten women he has loved throughout his life. Our hero is a Hungarian man of letters who has devoted his career to st…


Children of Freedom

Marc Levy

In Children of Freedom, Marc Levy captures the everyday life of Jeannot and his fellow members of the 35th Brigade. This group was based out of Toulouse and it succeeded in resisting the occupying for…


Journey into Childhood

Duong Thu Huong

Set in rural Vietnam in the late 1950s, Journey into Childhood is a unique, enchanting coming-of-age story. It follows a lively young girl – both naive and daring, as a 12 year-old can be – who sets o…


North Pole by Night

Mike Horn

On the 21st of October 2004, Mike Horn completed his greatest feat thus far: circumnavigating the 20,000 kilometres of the Arctic Circle, alone, against the winds and currents, without using any motor…


Victor

Michèle Fitoussi

Victor is a charming octogenarian and on the face of it the ideal candidate for the focus of a highly original media campaign: he will be the first ever elderly man to be “adopted” by a family – a goo…