In Brian Levak's Handbook, witchcraft and related issues are approached in a very original and tantalising way
Pasolini describes Rome during the postwar years through borgate and the people who inhabit them.
James Hogg’s The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner is set in the Eighteenth Century, when the Enlightenment was in full swing.
Have you ever pictured a happier life than the one you are living?
Hilary Mantel manages to revive an epoch when plotting and scheming were essential components of everyday life. This holds especially true at Hampton Court, Henry VIII’s palace, where power has got to be seized and maintained, by fair means or foul.
Tracy Chevalier, already well-known for The Girl with a Pearl Earring, writes a story about how the weight of the past influences men’s choices throughout their lives.
The latest novel by Niccolò Ammaniti takes place in Sicily in 2020.
A terrible virus called “la Rossa” (literally, “the red one”) has decimated humanity, sparing only the children. Anna is about twelve years old, her parents are dead and she has to take care of
Before she met me by Julian Barnes is the perfect example of a book you should never give to your partner as a Valentine gift. Nevertheless, the story is quite engaging, and it explores the dark side of love: jealousy.
First book published by Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim is regarded as one of the best comic books of all times.
Well, times have changed, but this incredibly witty book, published in 1954, has still got it.
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf is a classic. Many of us have read it, many haven't. Still, it is a milestone in literature, so one should probably consider reading it at least once in his life.
Ignatius J. Reilly is the arrogant, cumbersome hero of this story. In his thirties, over-educated but without a job, he lives with his mother.