Milkman is both universal and a distinctly Irish novel, a dark satire with a twist of Beckett.
In under 200 pages, Moore skilfully delivers a twisty, suspenseful story that doubles as a study of unspoken grief.
The Peruvian writer’s The King is Always Above the People dazzles with allegorical power and satire.
Pugliese writes of a semi-apocalyptic event – sudden, fatal floods and several days of prolonged rain in Naples – with hyper-realist imagery.
Fiona Mozley’s debut novel digs deep into the psycho-geology of Yorkshire.
A State of Freedom grows more urgent and compelling as it proceeds.
There is a nervous energy in her writing which drives this relatively plotless novel forward.