The Brethren Finally Land on British Shores

19 Sep 2014

'Modern-day Dumas finally crosses the Channel' Guardian

This month sees the long-overdue arrival in the UK of one of France’s most popular series of modern times. The Brethren is the first chapter in the swashbuckling sixteenth-century saga Fortunes of France, and its author, Robert Merle, has been described as the Dumas of the twentieth century. The series has sold five million copies around the world but has only now been translated into English for the first time.

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Wave of reviews for In the Beginning Was the Sea

26 Aug 2014

‘Taut, uncompromising study of the faultlines in all of us’ – Juan-Gabriel Vasquez, Author of The Sound of Things Falling IMPAC Prize 2014, Guardian

‘Taut, uncompromising study of the faultlines in all of us’ – Juan-Gabriel Vasquez, Author of The Sound of Things Falling IMPAC Prize 2014, Guardian

‘A modern Colombian classic…both a story about death and about practical objects’ Financial Times

‘A novel that lingers’ Four-star review Telegraph

‘The lauded Colombian novelist lives up to the hype…extraordinarily evocative’ Independent

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Gaito Gazdanov’s The Buddha’s Return

14 Aug 2014

Translated again by the accomplished Bryan Karetnyk, The Buddha’s Return is the story of a young man afflicted with a confused sense of reality (to say the least), who is drawn into the Parisian underworld and eventually accused of his friend’s brutal murder. (more…)

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