Eight Novels I Would Read if I Were You
Spanning the globe with tales of love and death. Mostly death.
The Book of Evidence
During an art theft, ex-academic Freddie Montgomery murders a woman for no apparent reason, then writes a book about it. The book of evidence.
Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish
William Gould's account of his life in an 1830s Tasmanian prison colony where he begins to draw and paint fish.
Sometimes a Great Notion: A Novel
The Stamper family, loggers of the great Northwest, do it their way and only their way.
Wolf Hall: A Novel
Thomas Cromwell, son of a blacksmith, rises to become Henry VIII's right hand man.
A father and son try to walk away from the end of the world.
Fields of Glory: A Novel
The story of two young men killed in World War I and the family who remembers them.
On August 15, 1947, the night of India's independence, two babies from very different backgrounds are switched at birth.
A time traveler mistakenly lands in an English village afflicted with the Black Plague