Beth Lowe has been sent a parcel.
Inside is a letter informing her that her long-estranged mother has died, and a scrapbook Beth has never seen before. Entitled The Book of Summers, it's stuffed with photographs and mementos complied by her mother to record the seven glorious childhood summer.... Read more about The Book of Summers
From the bestselling author of Lemprière's Dictionary, Lawrence Norfolk is back with an astounding novel of seventeeth-century life, love and war; the story of an orphan who becomes the greatest cook of his age.The village of Buckland, 1625. A boy and his mother run for their lives. Behind them a m.... Read more about John Saturnall's Feast
The books that have made it onto the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2014 are:
See the full longlist and shortlist here: Man Booker Prize 2014.
How many have you read?
- The BBC Big Read 200 Best Books
- Man Booker Prize 2013
- Man Booker Prize Winners
- Richard and Judy Book Club
- Women's (Orange) Prize for Fiction Winners