Costa Book Awards Shortlist
The Costa Book Awards is one of the UK's most prestigious and popular literary prizes and recognises some of the most enjoyable books of the year, written by authors based in the UK and Ireland.
- Days Without End (English, Hardback) Sebastian Barry
After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War. Having fled terrible hardships they find these days to be vivid and filled with wonder, despite the horrors they both see and are complicit in.Currently Unavailable
- This Must Be the Place: Costa Award Shortlisted 2016 (Paperback) Maggie O'Farrell
An addictive and unforgettable novel of a marriage in freefall, shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2016.Currently Unavailable
- The Gustav Sonata (Hardback) Rose Tremain
What is the difference between friendship and love? Or between neutrality and commitment? Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in 'neutral' Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem a distant echo. But Gustav's father has mysteriously died, and his adored mother Emilie is strangely cold and indifferent to him. Gustav's childhood is spent in lonely isolation, his only toy a tin...Currently Unavailable