Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke – Surprisingly good read from Susanna Clarke, which is an imaginative tour de force of otherworldliness, magic & the ruthlessness of ambition

The Employees by Olga Ravn

The Employees by Olga Ravn – A little weird, this novel develops through multiple narratives, like viewing the story through a series of veils, slowly being lifted

London is the Best City in America by Laura Dave

London is the Best City in America by Laura Dave is a book about relationships: getting past the ones which are not meant to be and finding the ones that are. And ultimately, finding yourself.

The Book With No Name by Anonymous

For me, bourbon conjures images of small chocolate biscuits but the Bourbon Kid is a far scarier prospect in this quirky detective horror thriller

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

Yann Martel’s book is surreal at times, but profoundly moving. I loved The High Mountains of Portugal and can’t recommend it enough.