Book Club Selections – June 2018
Every month, we share our book recommendations with you through Eason Book Club. Chosen from our favourite reads, bestsellers and critically acclaimed books across all genres, we have something for all book lovers, no matter what you’re into.
The magnificent new novel from Michael Ondaatje is set around the outbreak of World War 2 in London, and follows the lives of 14 year old Nathaniel and his older sister Rachel, who have been left by their parents in the care of two strangers. Another stunning piece of storytelling from the author of ‘The English Patient’.
William Trevor’s wonderful final book is a tender, moving and lyrical collection of short stories, each of which centre on the lives of ordinary, everyday people. A fitting last testament from one of our finest writers.
Arnold Thomas Fanning has suffered from depression for most of his life, In this incredibly honest and arresting memoir, he gives an eye-opening insight into his condition, and also on how he has managed to recover from his debilitating illness.
December 1918: Post-War London is grieving, the city a wound whose dressing was taken off too soon. Violet Hill, the only female private detective in the city, is hired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s business manager to uncover spiritual trickery he believes is deceiving his employer. January 2018: Susanna is a super-recogniser, one of an elite Met Police team of officers with extraordinary powers for facial recognition. When a freak injury causes her unusual ability to suddenly disappear, a dangerous criminal whom she no longer recognises decides to close in.