The Black Prince

Anthony Burgess and Adam Roberts

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

103% funded

Published

The Iron Bird

Robert Woodshaw

A novel that takes the premise of ANIMAL FARM and applies it to the life of Margaret Thatcher.

113% funded

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The Hourglass

Liz Heron

A novel about time and ageing, love and opera, set in a Venice that's constantly changing and forever stays the same

102% funded

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A Small Dark Quiet

Miranda Gold

Is it possible to replace a life?

100% funded

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#Zero

Neil McCormick

A pop star on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

104% funded

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Inside Cities

Anita Mir

A boy discovers not a secret garden, but a secret city. His sister discovers Maths and the world of alchemy and their mother tries to break the bond of their love - as India hurtles towards Partition.

100% 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

100% funded

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The Life of Death

Lucy Booth

A dark compelling tale in which Death makes a pact with the Devil.

116% funded

Funded

Crushed Mexican Spiders

Tibor Fischer

Dark, clever, funny: two new stories from a modern master

105% funded

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Conversations With Spirits

E O Higgins

The story of a dissipated genius in a borrowed hat and coat

105% funded

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Springfield Road

Salena Godden

A poetic, funny and touching memoir of childhood in the 1970s

113% funded

Published

The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

111% funded

Published

The Private Life of the Diary

Sally Bayley

From Pepys to Tweets: a history of the diary as an art form

113% funded

Published

Versailles

Yannick Hill

An epic novel about identity in the internet age

105% funded

Published

The Serendipity Foundation

Sam Smit

Terrorism with a social conscience, a debut novel

139% funded

Published

A Country of Refuge

Lucy Popescu

An Anthology of Writing on Asylum Seekers from Britain and Ireland's Finest Voices edited

123% funded

Published

The Story of John Nightly

Tot Taylor

A novel about the rise and fall of a 70s musical prodigy

111% funded

Published

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.

100% funded

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Dazzling The Gods

Tom Vowler

A brother returns from exile to stir up the past. A widower observes his daughter blossoming amid the carnage of war. A short story collection

102% funded

Published

Mister Woodreeve's Reflection

Robert Bluck

Can the secrets be unravelled if they share the impossible things they have seen?

101% funded

Published

The Optimist

Sophie Kipner

A delusional girl’s very misguided search for love

111% funded

Published

Love Bites

Elena Kaufman

Foreigners, drifters, and eccentrics reach out to strangers in their desire to be witnessed, to be connected, and to find safety in a sea of anonymity

103% funded

Published

Under The Table

David Hargreaves

The young Dominic de Silva tries to forge his own path through the lost world of the 1960s and 1970s

118% funded

Published

The Broken Mirror

Jonathan Coe and Chiara Coccorese

A fable for all ages about a mirror which reflects an alternative world

104% funded

Published

All The Perverse Angels

Sarah K. Marr

Spanning Victorian Oxford to the London of the 1980s, “All the Perverse Angels” is a novel about the nature of loss and the confusion of love, about the stories we are told and the stories we tell ourselves

114% funded

Published

The Backstreets of Purgatory

Helen Taylor

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

107% funded

Published

The Speed of Life

Richard Jobson

Two time travelling Aliens arrive on Earth searching for David Bowie

127% funded

Published

The Shepherd's Hut: Poems

Jonathan Bate

From one of the world’s leading experts on poetry, a collection of poems

291% funded

Published

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