Blooms of Darkness by Aharon Appelfield
Critically acclaimed by the likes of Phillip Roth, Aharon Appelfield’s tale of loss, cruelty and the pain of being a Jew during the Nazi occupation is told in staggeringly intense prose. The book follows the journey of Hugo, an eleven-year-old Jew, who finds salvation from an unlikely source.
Blooms of Darkness will be published on 15th September 2011, Royal Trade Paperback Original, £12.99
The World Beyond by Sangeeta Bhargava
Sangeeta Nhargava’s debut novel The World Beyond is a love story of an Indian Prince and the daughter of an English Colonel. Set in Lucknow in Northern India – The World Beyond depicts the hardships of love when torn apart by two different worlds.
The World Beyond will be published on 25th July 2011, Demy Trade paperback, £10.99
The Restaurant of Love RegainedIto Ogawa by Ito Ogawa
Already adapted to the big screen, Ito Ogawas debut novel has already been a best seller in Japan. Ogawa describes the life of Rinko, who after having her flat robbed of all her worldly possessions returns home and finds her appetite for life, love and compassion through opening up a unique restaurant.
The Restaurant of Love is out this month, Alma books, £9.59
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