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

A Blindefellows Chronicle

Auriel Roe

A composite comic novel; thirteen interconnected stories that take place over forty years. Its setting is Blindefellows, a second rate public school in the West Country

102% funded

Published

Monsters

Raphaela Weissman

A relentless portrait of a family on the brink of chaos, as they struggle to care for each other under the weight of fear.

100% 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

Twice The Speed Of Dark

Lulu Allison

What does it mean to care about the deaths of distant strangers? What does it take to bear the loss of a child?

104% funded

Published

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

Published

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

100% funded

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South of Hannah

David Norman

A Texas musician uncovers the secrets of a mysterious composer. A literary novel about heartache, jealousy, and jazz

139% funded

Published

The Outer Circle

Ian Ridley

Set in the week following the London Olympics, this novel imagines an attack on London Central Mosque and follows five people caught up in its aftermath

100% funded

Published

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

104% funded

Published

Johnny Ruin

Dan Dalton

A literary novel about a man on a road trip through his own mind with Jon Bon Jovi

106% funded

Published

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

109% funded

Published

The Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

17% funded

Fukushima Dreams

Zelda Rhiando

A gripping literary thriller set in post-tsunami Japan, where a missing child continues to haunt his parents long after the waves have receded.

103% funded

Published

The Hope and Anchor

Julia Kite

When a vulnerable young woman goes missing, her girlfriend discovers how little she knows of life, love, and London.

101% funded

Published

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Michael Smith

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

164% funded

Published

Breaking The Foals

Maximilian Hawker

The Troy of myth was a real city. This is its story…

103% funded

Published

Ideal Angels

Robert Welbourn

How much can one person change you?

103% funded

Published

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.

118% funded

Published

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

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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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.

103% 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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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.

102% funded

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