Books for Independent Thinkers

Novels

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. Student (eBook)

    Student follows Allison from Merseyside on the day she gets her A level results to her university finals three years later, with one chapter per term. 

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  2. Father Confessor (eBook)

    He must have known he was going to die… he must have known how things would end.

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  3. Baron's Court, All Change (eBook)

    Described as the Holy Grail of Beatnik (and Mod) novels, Terry Taylor’s only published book, unavailable for decades, documents one summer in the life of the unnamed sixteen year-old narrator.

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  4. Adrift in Soho (eBook)

    Harry Preston says goodbye to the provinces and comes to London looking for life and adventure.

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  5. The Furnished Room (eBook)

    Joe Beckett drifts from job to job and woman to woman in a seedy world of bedsitters and all-night cafes. Living in the wasteland between Notting Hill and Earl’s Court, he heats up tins on gas rings and smuggles girls past the landlady. He has no values or beliefs.

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  6. The Day of the Sardine (eBook)

    Sid Chaplin’s classic novel of disaffection in 1960s Newcastle, The Day of the Sardine, charts a young man’s uneasy passage into adulthood. 

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  7. A Book of Blues (eBook)

    A music journalist suffering a crisis of identity in Miami. The year young London went crazy for hip-hop. Old friends trying to connect their disparate lives once more. In stories threaded together with music, A Book of Blues explores both physical and internal landscapes and the never-ending diversity of human relationships.

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  8. Nineteen Forty-Eight (eBook)

    Nineteen Forty-eight is a comic verse-novel, audaciously rewriting George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-four in Pushkin sonnets.

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  9. The Pretender (eBook)

    Mark Trace shows a remarkable talent for literary forgery. A gap year in Paris sees his skill exploited by a manuscript dealer. Mark fetches up in London, working at one of the UK's oldest literary magazines. That's when the trouble really starts.

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  10. Marilyn and Me (eBook)

    'My name is Marilyn, like Marilyn Monroe. I was left for dead at a bus stop on Christmas Eve…’

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