Monday June 1, 2020

Books of the year: Some novel ideas to tide you over

In search of a great novel or cultural read? Nadine O’Regan selects the best offerings in fiction, culture and entertainment from this year

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

11th December, 2016

The Muse

By Jessie Burton, Picador, €11.95

The British author follows up her million-selling saga The Miniaturist with this vividly told and flavourful tale of life in two time zones: the 1960s in London and the 1930s in Spain. The separated stories both have young female leads at their heart – Odelle is a budding author who has newly moved to London from her native Trinidad, and Olive is a talented...

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