Eileen: The Making of Orwell

Sylvia Topp

The never before told story of George Orwell’s first wife, a woman who shaped, supported and even saved the life of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers.

100% funded

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Not Speaking

Norma Clarke

Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.

63% funded

Night Time Cool

Jamie Paradise

Detective Frederick Street loves his son Elvis: Elvis detests his dad: each wants to shake the other down over a bent cocaine deal involving porn impresario, Wade Long, and Shoreditch spiv, James Maroon.

104% funded

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A Small Fiction

James & Jefferson Miller

A Small Fiction is an illustrated collection of 150 tiny stories, each told in 140 characters or less.

186% funded

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The Disappeared

Amy Lord

A story about a family torn apart by obsession and the need to rebel against a violent regime, set in a broken, dystopian Britain

69% funded

Green Gold: The lost journals of John Jeffrey

Gabriel Hemery

160 years after the disappearance of a promising young explorer, the discovery of his missing journals finally reveals the truth behind an extraordinary adventure

66% funded

The Cartography of Others

Catherine McNamara

The Cartography of Others is a collection of short stories that explores the geography of the body and the migration of the heart

103% funded

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The Private Life of Lord Byron

Antony Peattie

The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica

100% funded

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Midland

James Flint

A tale of two families torn apart by hidden debts of love...

100% funded

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The Wall In The Head

Christopher Beanland

A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.

13% funded

The Glorious Dead

Tim Atkinson

A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist

103% funded

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Between the Regions of Kindness

Alice Jolly

A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first

102% funded

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The Backstreets of Purgatory

Helen Taylor

Caravaggio in Glasgow: A Tale of Art, Insanity and Irn Bru

106% funded

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The Secret Commonwealth

Jane Stevenson

History and folklore collide when a 17th century alchemist discovers there are supernatural forces at work as England slides inexorably towards Civil War

16% funded

A Thing of the Moment

Bruno Noble

"The I is a thing of the moment, and yet our lives are ruled by it. We cannot rid ourselves of this inexistent thing." (John Gray, Straw Dogs, 2002) A novel on the nature of the self

108% funded

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Cull

Tanvir Bush

A fabulous, funny, sharp, outrageous satire about the deadly dark side of discrimination

103% funded

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Grafity's Wall

Ram V

A coming-of-age Graphic Novel about expression, rebellion, ambition and acceptance painted against the backdrop of Mumbai's ever changing and evolving street-culture

103% funded

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Bulldog

Claudio Corbisiero

Owen Treadwell has a bad habit of focusing on his past. Soon it will be time for him to finally focus on his future

105% funded

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In Truth, Madness

Imran Khan

In Truth, Madness is the fictional story of a correspondent driven to despair by the Middle East and South Asia. A reporter strives to find the truth. The more truth they find, the more maddening the world becomes

106% funded

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The Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

18% funded

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Michael Smith

A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.

159% funded

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Razia

Abda Khan

A fast-paced literary thriller that exposes Britain’s darkest secret

100% funded

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Ideal Angels

Robert Welbourn

How much can one person change you?

102% funded

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Oh, I Do Like To Be...

Marie Phillips

Billy's a clone of William Shakespeare. So is Bill. Neither of them know that the other one exists. Today they're going to meet.

108% funded

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Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World

Caitlin Davies

A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.

117% funded

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The Tristan Chord

Glenn Skwerer

Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna

101% funded

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The Black Prince

Anthony Burgess and Adam Roberts

A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.

102% funded

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