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The Inseparables – Simone de Beauvoir


A newly translated novel, written in 1954 but unpublished during the author’s lifetime; both a passionate depiction of the joys of shared intellectual curiosity and a fierce indictment of the social pressures exerted on young women.

The Lamplighters – Emma Stonex


Atmospheric mystery story, inspired by real events surrounding the sudden and unexplained disappearance of three keepers from a remote lighthouse off the Cornish coast, told partly by the men, as they work on rotating shifts and partly by their wives, waiting for them a few miles away on shore.

The Lincoln Highway – Amor Towles


18 year-old Emmett, newly released from a work farm and ready for an epic road trip with his younger brother, finds his plans thwarted by a pair of stowaways who have a different destination in mind.

The Marriage Portrait – Maggie O’Farrell


From the sparse hard facts of the life of Lucrezia de’ Medici, daughter of the Grand Duke of Tuscany – married at fifteen, dead within a year amidst rumours of poison – O’Farrell weaves a narrative of intrigue, passion, paranoia, and beauty.

The Martins – David Foenkinos


Highly entertaining novel about a writer, at a loss for a subject, who decides to write a novel about the first person he meets without understanding how his presence in their life changes them and also means he cannot control his characters.