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Thus Bad Begins
Thus Bad Begins Javier Marias
A darkly smouldering tale of a young man entangled in his employer's unhappy marriage.
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Embers
Embers Sandor Marai
Embers is a masterpiece - an unforgettable story of passion, fidelity, truth and deception.
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Blood-Drenched Beard
Blood-Drenched Beard Daniel Galera
On learning that his grandfather was murdered, he takes his father's old dog and sets off for the place where it happened, the fishing village of Garopaba.
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The General In His Labyrinth
The General In His Labyrinth Gabriel Garcia Marquez
'It was the fourth time he had travelled along the Magdalena, and he could not escape the impression that he was retracing the steps of his life.'
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In Evil Hour
In Evil Hour Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Only moments later, César is arrested by police who clear the crowds away from the man he has just killed.
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The Autumn Of The Patriarch
The Autumn Of The Patriarch Gabriel Garcia Marquez
As the citizens of an unnamed Caribbean nation creep through dusty corridors in search of their tyrannical leader, they cannot comprehend that the frail and withered man lying dead on the floor can be the self-styled General of the Universe.
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Of Love And Other Demons
Of Love And Other Demons Gabriel Garcia Marquez
When a witch doctor appears on the Marquis de Casalduero's doorstep prophesizing a plague of rabies in their Colombian seaport, he dismisses her claims - until he hears that his young daughter, Sierva Maria, was one of the four people bitten by a rabid dog, and the only one to survive.
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Memories Of My Melancholy Whores
Memories Of My Melancholy Whores Gabriel Garcia Marquez
On the eve of his ninetieth birthday a newspaper columnist in Colombia decides to give himself 'a night of mad love with a virgin adolescent'. 
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The Outsider
The Outsider Albert Camus
Albert Camus' portrayal of a man confronting the absurdity of human life became a classic. Yet it is also a book filled with quiet joy in the physical world, and this new translation sensitively renders the subtleties and dreamlike atmosphere of The Outsider.
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Leaf Storm
Leaf Storm Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Drenched by rain, the town has been decaying ever since the banana company left. Its people are sullen and bitter, so when the doctor - a foreigner who ended up the most hated man in town - dies, there is no one to mourn him.
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The Beautiful Summer
The Beautiful Summer Cesare Pavese
Over the course of a long Italian summer, a young girl falls in love for the first time, with devastating consequences.
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Berta Isla
Berta Isla Javier Marias
A marriage built on lies, a man with many faces, an unpaid debt to the secret service - rich drama from the author of The Infatuations.
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