The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald

These tales are a mixture of the absurd with the flighty, all told with a vibrant voice, some with humour and a lot with a tinge of darkness

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.

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry

An interesting story of a woman’s life in 1930s Ireland as related by her intertwined with the notes of Dr. Grene, her doctor in the mental hospital in which she has grown old.