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The Backstreets of Purgatory

Helen Taylor

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

85% funded

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

36% funded

Cull

Tanvir Bush

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

38% funded

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

15% funded

How Freakin' Zeitgeist Are You?

Murray Lachlan Young

Here it is at last – all my poetry collected in one place. Oh, and some illustrations too

141% funded

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The Conductor’s Wife

Barbara Maria Rathbone

A concert pianist on a journey of self-discovery finds herself 'accompanied' by Alma Mahler and life and art intersect

13% funded

Crushed Mexican Spiders

Tibor Fischer

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

105% funded

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26 Treasures

John Simmons

An illustrated anthology in which 26 writers respond to 26 treasures in 4 museums, using only 62 words

118% 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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The Wake

Paul Kingsnorth

A post-apocalyptic novel set in 1066

116% funded

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Springfield Road

Salena Godden

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

112% funded

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The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

104% funded

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The Private Life of the Diary

Sally Bayley

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

113% 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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Versailles

Yannick Hill

An epic novel about identity in the internet age

104% funded

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The Half Life of Joshua Jones

Danny Scheinmann

A genre-busting novel about love, death and self-discovery from the best-selling author of Random Acts of Heroic Love

107% funded

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First Light

Erica Wagner

An anthology celebrating the life of author Alan Garner

125% funded

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The Serendipity Foundation

Sam Smit

Terrorism with a social conscience, a debut novel

138% funded

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A Country of Refuge

Lucy Popescu

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

122% funded

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Seas of Snow

Kerensa Jennings

A psychological thriller that explores whether evil is born or made

112% funded

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Narcissism For Beginners

Martine McDonagh

Formerly 'Things We Can't Undo' - Sonny was five when he last saw his mother. At 21, he sets off on a journey to find her.

106% funded

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The Story of John Nightly

Tot Taylor

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

106% funded

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Midland

James Flint

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

54% funded

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

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

Mister Woodreeve's Reflection

Robert Bluck

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

101% funded

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The Glorious Dead

Tim Atkinson

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

72% funded

Economy

Nirpal Dhaliwal

Sex, death and a transvestite Muslim punk band – can Sukhi find a life-life balance?

7% funded

The Optimist

Sophie Kipner

A delusional girl’s very misguided search for love

108% funded

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