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Domenico Starnone


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

Saleem Haddad

The Polari Prize

Guapa by Saleem Haddad has been included in the Polari First Book Prize longlist. Shortlist announced on 31st July 2017.

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...


Recent reviews

  • 50 years ago in July 1967, the Sexual Offences Act decriminalised homosexual behaviour between men over the age of 21 in England and Wales. To commemorate this landmark Act, we’ve put together a list of important gay literature from the past 100 years, including classics, debuts,...
    — VHSmith, Jun 23 2017
  • Elena Ferrante’s novels evoke the Neapolitan city in all its drama, including the food, and inspire a charity cucina povera feast of succulent greens and juicy sausages typical of the region
    — The Guardian, Jun 22 2017
  • "Pomoc!" ("Aid!") the convoy declares at every checkpoint along their way across Bosnia to their humanitarian aid destination. But it becomes increasingly unclear what kind of aid they can provide as the group of five splinters apart, each with a different agenda. Already at...
    — Midwest Book Review, Jun 17 2017
  • Reza’s novel is not only a political and historical one. It is filled with love stories, humanity and universal trials and tribulations.
    — Bookwitty, Jun 14 2017
  • Sansal is our guide into absurdity and out of it, the perfect guide through the fear and laughter we expend reading 2084.
    — Rain Taxi Summer, Jun 13 2017
  • “The unacknowledged legislators of the world”, remarked W.H. Auden, in a rebuke to Percy Bysshe Shelley’s romanticism, “describes the secret police, not the poets.” Auden was humble about the power of art to solve the world’s problems; he was also lucky, and aware...
    — Glasgow Review of Books, Jun 12 2017
  • A pale three-quarter moon lit up the state highway at two in the morning. The road connected the province of Taranto to Bari, and at that time of night it was usually deserted. As it ran north, the road oscillated, aligning with and diverging from an imaginary axis, leaving behind...
    — The White Review, Jun 12 2017

World Noir

  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    Glass Souls. Moths for Commissario Ricciardi

    2017, pp. 416, £ 12.99
    The eighth entry in Maurizio de Giovanni's internationally bestselling Commissario Ricciardi series.
  • 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...