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Ties

"Absolutely gripping from start to finish… a really stunning book."—Victoria Hislop

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The Golden Age

Joan London’s The Golden Age is longlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize.

Elena Ferrante

HBO joins Rai to coproduce the tv series based on Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet

HBO and Italian state broadcaster Rai have teamed up on “My Brilliant Friend,” the hotly anticipated drama series based on the first of four “Neapolitan Novels” written by Italian author Elena Ferrante, whose books have legions of fervent fans around the world.

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The Neapolitan Novels

  • Elena Ferrante

    My Brilliant Friend

    2012, pp. 336, £ 11.99
    A modern masterpiece from one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about...
  • Elena Ferrante

    The Story of a New Name

    2013, pp. 480, £ 11.99
    The Story of a New Name is a sweeping, generous-hearted, and brilliantly realized masterpiece by one of Italy's most important contemporary...
  • Elena Ferrante

    Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

    2014, pp. 400, £ 11.99
    In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women
  • Elena Ferrante

    The Story of the Lost Child

    2015, pp. 464, £ 11.99
    This fourth and final of Elena Ferrante's renowned Neapolitan Novels follows the concluding chapter in the moving and turbulent friendship of Elena...

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Recent reviews

  • This vigorously entertaining book is centered around a young girl who is struggling with her beloved brother’s accidental death, her mother’s depression, and fitting in at school. Humorous, touching and profound, The Breaking of a Wave is an imaginative and heartwarming celebration...
    — Bookriot, May 24 2017
  • I devoured this novel in two sittings and can confidently say that it will remain one of my favourite books in years to come. This novel got media buzz because a) it is written (allegedly!) by Ferrante’s husband and b) it is translated by renowned writer, Jhumpa Lahiri. However,...
    — Bookriot, May 24 2017
  • What drew me to this book was the fact that it beat Elena Ferrante’s Story of the Lost Child to win the Strega Prize (Italy’s Booker equivalent) in 2015. It is billed as “a combination of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl and Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, filtered through the...
    — Bookriot, May 24 2017
  • The Gringo Champion is a “wetback” who earns his title by beating all odds. After crossing the Rio Grande into an American border town, Liborio is rescued by migrants, naked and blistered. He lives and works with them until they’re nearly caught by immigration officials.
    — Independent Publisher, May 23 2017
  • We have encountered Inspector Gilles Sebag before on Crime Fiction Lover. He lives in Perpignan, on the south-western tip of France, right next to the Catalan border. It is a magical place in summer, full of hazy sunshine, contented tourists, delicious food and people enjoying...
    — Crime Fiction Lover, May 21 2017
  • In writing The Gringo Champion, Xilonen essentially created a new language (‘ingeñol’ as some reviewers have named it) that represents the imbricated border culture, and when faced with the task of translating, requested that her translators do the same.
    — The Rumpus, May 19 2017
  • Pasolini does in prose what Giuseppe Gioachino Belli had done in poetry a century before, namely voice society’s dregs in their own distinctive idiom.
    — The Times Literary Suplement, May 18 2017
  • This novel is never less than an intriguing read
    — European Literature Network, May 16 2017

World Noir

  • Philippe Georget

    Crimes of Winter

    2017, pp. 448, £ 12.99
    Crime, suspense, and marital woes
  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    Darkness for the Bastards of Pizzofalcone

    2016, pp. 320, £ 10.99
    A child is kidnapped. A high-class apartment is burgled. The two crimes seem to have no connection at all until Inspector Lojacono, known as “the...
  • Massimo Carlotto

    For All the Gold in the World

    2016, pp. 192, £ 9.99
    A brand new Carlotto, darker than ever...
  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    The Bastards of Pizzofalcone

    2016, pp. 228, £ 10.99
    A new series of hardboiled crime fiction set in contemporary Naples by the author of the internationally bestselling Commissario Ricciardi series.
  • Joe Flanagan

    Lesser Evils

    2016, pp. 416, £ 11.99
    An exciting entry into the noir canon, Joe Flanagan’s Lesser Evils expertly reimagines 1957 Cape Cod, where the mystifying murder of a local...
  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    The Bottom of Your Heart. Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi

    2015, pp. 464, £ 11.99
    In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from his office...