British Story is an adventure in imagination and a rallying cry for wonder. With this witty and critical examination of contemporary life, Michael Nath has called up the lost spirit of resistance. The stoplines are operational!
RamÃ³n Chaoâ€™s magical realist account of his own family saga and the political maelstrom into which he was born, tracing a personal and political line from the Spanish-American War to the Spanish Civil War.
â€˜Another gangster with all the presence of a ghost. Just stories you hear over the years. Heavyweight. King shit. Bad arse. Red Laalâ€¦ If there did exist a Pakistani Don Corleone, then this was him.â€™ M Y Alam’s long awaited new novel.
A coalition government. A widely mistrusted ruling elite. Riots in the streets and heavy-handed police tactics. Welcome to West Berlin, 1967.
Debut novel from Michael Nath. Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize 2011
‘I love this bookâ€¦ Itâ€™s got a real type of witâ€¦ Itâ€™s like Proust in Peckham or Hamlet in Holborn. Go and read this tremendous book.’ â€“ Dr Lee Spinks
Debut from Sophie Coulombeau, winner of the Next Great Novelist Award 2012.
â€˜Terrific. A story thatâ€™s intriguing, puzzling and entirely gripping.â€™ â€“ Philip Pullman
Crime thriller from M Y Alam. Introducing the story of Khalil and hi journey into Kilo.
â€˜Just as you’re about to consign the gangster thriller to the bin of obsolescence, bored stiff by a tide of clichÃ¨d storylines, along comes a belter which deserves the highest praise.â€™ – The Big Issue
Born and raised on inner-city streets in Bradford, M Y Alam’s debut novel tells a story from a Britain we all thought existed, but were never quite sure how. We see events through the eyes of Ammy, a wannabe writer who works in a shop until one day the police barge in, march him down to the station and charge him with the murder of a frail old customer by the name of Annie Potts…
‘If this doesn’t win awards, then there is no justice. But that’s the whole point, isn’t it?’ – Artscene
Anthony Cropper’s second novel paints a picture of a relationship in crisis as it wonders how life slowly turns.
‘A very real and complex picture of contemporary relationships, of how life is lived for many of us – not poor, not rich, not sane, not crazy.’ – Emily Penn
In his first novel, Anthony Cropper skilfully draws a picture of life inextricably linked to the environment, the elements, and the ever changing weather.
‘Anthony Cropper is a real find; a truly original writer who uses words in quite a unique way. This is an extraordinary first novel.’ – Julia Darling