Our Books of the Month for November
From 17th century superstition to a plethora of snowy wonders; a quartet of the month's essential reads
A sinister story of 17th century superstition, an evocative tribute to the language of snow, chilling investigations into a country house slaying and an uplifting tale of friendship and adventure; as the nights draw in immerse yourself in our brilliant Books of the Month.
Fiction Book of the Month
A visceral and gripping debut novel from poet A. K. Blakemore, The Manningtree Witches takes the reader into the midst of the Puritan regime and harrowing witch trials of seventeenth-century England.
Non-Fiction Book of the Month
From Japanese 'snow women' to Icelandic 'dog's paws,' Campbell provides a wonderfully wintry compendium of worldwide monikers for the white stuff along with the fascinating stories behind them in this exquisite volume.
Thriller & Irish Book of the Month
Darkly evocative and fuelled by Banville’s wintry wit, Snow explores the religious tensions in mid-twentieth century Ireland through a masterfully nuanced take on a classic whodunit.
Children's Book of the Month
This beautifully illustrated winter story, set in a gorgeously evoked fairy-tale Norwegian landscape, centres on a lost young girl determined to save a bear in the woods, whatever the cost.
Scottish Book of the Month
Alluringly atmospheric and piercingly witty, Barker’s dazzling, gothic coming-of-age story reflects the refuge and joy to be found in nature and literature amidst an isolated life, as richly resonant today as at the time of its original publication.
Welsh Book of the Month
Endlessly illuminating and immensely entertaining, Jones' survey of women's experiences in the 1970s shares numerous testimonies from those who were there.
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