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. Schadenfreude

    "People make the comparison to Burroughs, Bukowski, Dick and Trocci with Chris's work and they're fair. But there are so many other influences here, in deft interplay. Some writers wear their influences on their sleeves — and some, such as Chris Kelso, juggle with those influences, and weave them into a tapestry with a larger purpose than mere homage." Edward Morris, 2011 Pushcart Prize nominee.

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  2. The Apprentice Journals
    Spaul and Pearl do their best to deal with fickle Elementals, as well as their growing — and dangerous — love for one another. Learn More »
  3. Between Falling and Walking
    ‘Consistently original and intriguing. Strongly atmospheric, a talent for dialogue, evocative imagery...' BBC Learn More »
  4. Significance

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    Earn 9 Inpress Points
    Novel from the author of Circle Games (ISBN: 9781902638584) and Diving Girls (ISBN: 9781902638232). Learn More »
  5. Double the Stars
    Writing with the precision and clarity of an award-winning poet, Kelley Swain’s debut novel is charming, fresh and engaging. Learn More »
  6. From Whitechapel
    The second novel from the author of Blood Sisters. (ISBN: 9781909136151) Learn More »
  7. Kanyakumari

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    Written during three separate trips to India and set in that country, this is an unusual and powerful tale of friendship, danger and loss as three women find themselves alone and facing some of her deepest fears and challenges.

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  8. The Book of the Needle
    Deeply funny, but with serious themes, this is an accomplished, entertaining and outstanding novel. Learn More »
  9. Water

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    Earn 8 Inpress Points
    “One of the most gripping and sobering works ever written in Welsh.” - Dafydd Iwan “With the passing time, there is no doubt in my mind that Y Dŵr (Water) by Lloyd Jones will be considered a classic.’” - Wiliam Owen Roberts Learn More »
  10. Love & Fallout
    Debut novel from the Forward Prize winning poet. Learn More »

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