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Remote Sympathy – Catherine Chidgey


A powerful and moving story of Greta, who joins her husband in his new job at Buchenwald in 1943 and befriends her doctor as her health declines, leading her to an awareness of the terrible events taking place in her community.


Rooftoppers – Katherine Rundell


For collection from the event with Katherine Rundell, please select ‘Collect from Shop’ in the checkout screen, and then put your name, your child’s name, and whether they are from The Hall or Rosary Catholic Primary School.

Rose Nicolson – Andrew Greig


Dramatic and intriguing story of a St Andrews student in the winter of 1574 who falls in with a young philosopher and his free-thinking sister, set against the political and religious turmoil of post-reformation Scotland.

Second Place – Rachel Cusk


A woman offers an artist she has never met the chance to stay in a studio in the grounds of her home and soon his presence threatens the stability of her family. A searching study of creativity and the potential for destruction at the root of artistic endeavour.

Shrines of Gaiety – Kate Atkinson


Historical fiction inspired by the life of Kate Meywick, who owned a number of nightclubs in 1920s Soho, set in a world of organised crime, corrupt police, and missing girls who turn up in the River Thames.

Sorrow and Bliss – Meg Mason


Outstanding depiction of the fierce, fragile inner world of Martha, returning to live with her parents after the breakdown of her 20 year long relationship. Full of fury, confusion, and wry self-observation her changing moods are rendered with skill and compassion.