A Boy and his Dog at the End of the World is the most moving story you'll read this year. Reminiscent of The Girl with all the Gifts and Station Eleven - Griz's tale mixes sadness and hope in one unforgettable character's quest amid the ruins of our fragile civilisation.
It's 1772, the Royal Colony of North Carolina, and the governor calls upon Jamie Fraser to unite the backcountry and preserve the colony for King and Crown. And Jamie knows that three years hence, the shot heard round the world will be fired, and the end of it all will be independence - with those loyal to the King either dead or in exile.
Stories are like Russian dolls; Conjured from a wickedly imaginative pen, here is a new collection of short stories that showcases Joanne Harris's exceptional talent as a teller of tales, a spinner of yarns. Sensuous, mischievous, uproarious and wry, here are tales that combine the everyday with the unexpected;
A riveting, high-stakes political story like UNDER THE DOME, a love story like BAG OF BONES, a 1950s community like IT, Stephen King's incredibly ambitious, heartstoppingly dramatic time travel novel, 11.22.63 is a WHAT IF? novel like no one's ever read before - a one thousand page tour de force.
1960s South Africa. Prime Minister Sybrand Schoon's hold on power is tenuous and his life in danger as he steers a disparate nation of races and creeds from a far-flung outpost of the Commonwealth to a Republic.
'I should like to go to France,' said Ma. And so at the end of a rainy English August the Larkins - all ten of them, bundle into the old Rolls and cross the Channel. France proves less than welcoming to an eccentric English family. When the manager learns that Ma and Pop are unmarried yet sharing a room under his roof, the trouble really begins.