A review of Michel Faber’s latest novel, about an English Pastor sent to a distant planet to teach the inhabitants about Christianity.
The Secret History, by Donna Tartt
A remarkable, complex novel; not so much a who-dunnit but a why-dunnit.
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler
A light, easy, if somewhat-two-dimensional read, with a great twist…
The Gum Thief, by Douglas Coupland
An idiosyncratic, epistolary novel set in a hellish office supplies superstore!
The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is a brilliant epic novel
Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson
Gilead, set in rural America in 1956, is a rare gem of a novel, exuding gravitas.