The Optimist

Sophie Kipner

A delusional girl’s very misguided search for love

111% 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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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

102% 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

117% 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

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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

106% funded

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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

289% 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

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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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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

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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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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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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

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

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.

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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Breaking The Foals

Maximilian Hawker

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

103% 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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