Thursday October 29, 2020

Flights of fiction

In search of a great summer read? Sunday Business Post Books and Arts Editor Nadine O'Regan has compiled a list of the very best in recently published paperback fiction.

15th June, 2013
When you head off on holidays, make sure you bring a great work of fiction with you.

With the brilliant May We Be Forgiven, which recently won the Orange Prize for Women's Fiction, triumphing over Hilary Mantel in the process, AM Homes tells of perennial under-achiever Harry Silver, a Nixon scholar who loathes his brother George and desires his brother's wife.

A searingly ambitious story of 21st century American mores, May We Be Forgiven is propelled forward with an almost cartoonish verve that sits perfectly with Homes's underlying thesis - that society...

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