Books for Independent Thinkers


It may be the relative youngster on the literary scene, but the novel is the king of reads. Here’s our selection of fictive treats from the UK and across the world.

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  1. A Handful of Sand
    A Handful of Sand is a love story and an ode to lost opportunity. Now far from his homeland, the novel's protagonist looks back on his life, from his childhood, university days and first working experience to more intimate emotional events, making critical observations on human relationships and human existence. Learn More »
  2. The Great War
    The Great War is a novel that comprehensively and passionately narrates a number of stories covering the duration of World War One, starting with the year 1914 – the year that truly marked the beginning of the 20th century. Learn More »
  3. Seven Terrors
    After nine months of self-imposed isolation following his wife’s departure, the hero of Seven Terrors finally decides to face his loneliness and join the world once more. Learn More »
  4. Ekaterini
    Ekaterini, born in Greece at the beginning of the twentieth century, is a woman who knows her own mind. Learn More »
  5. The Coming
    In a small town on the Adriatic coast, a local detective is content to sacrifice truth for the sake of telling his clients the stories they want to hear. Learn More »
  6. The Son
    The Son follows one night in the life of a hero with no name, a writer whose life is on the verge of falling apart. Learn More »
  7. Hansen’s Children
    Ognjen Spahić was born in 1977 in Podgorica, Montenegro. He is the best-known member of the young generation of Montenegrin writers to have emerged since the collapse of former Yugoslavia. Learn More »
  8. Mission London
    This is a true European comic novel in the best tradition of P.G. Wodehouse, Roald Dahl and Tom Sharp. Learn More »
  9. Death in the Museum of Modern Art
    A tender and revealing set of stories by the uniquely delicate Bosnian writer, Alma Lazarevska. Avoiding the easy traps of politics and blame, Lazarevska reveals a world full of incidents and worries so similar to our own, and yet always under the shadow of the snipers and the bombs which we know are out there and who occasionally impinge on the story in shocking ways. Learn More »
  10. The Aziz Bey Incident
    ‘’A few hours after the incident, Aziz Bey went home. He sat for a while in the light of a blinking bulb that settled over the room like a grave illness, and with eyes brimming with tears that just could not fall, he looked at a shattered moonlight that was reflected in the dirty waters of the Golden Horn..’’ Learn More »

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