One of present-day Kazakhstan's most venerated writers retails in bardic vein a prose ballad of ancient rivalry between his Kazakh forbears and Turkmen neighbours on their illimitable sun-scorched (or snow-carpeted) steppe, in unceasing nomadic contest for pasture, animals, and sometimes women.
A failed businessman makes a strange pact with his femme fatale; a young Cotswolds landowner is lured to unexplored Africa...
A timely, mordant satire on the world of investment finance.
A once famous world-roving correspondent, now self-exiled on an island in the Persian Gulf, is an old and forgotten man...
A dramatic and unusual love story set in a small French Protestant community, written with humour, passion and acute insight.
An exciting new book of verse from the talented, young, Saudi poetess and writer Hilda Ismail. Released into the English language in this new edition. Translated by Soad Naguib
The first English translation of this powerful Kazakh novel.
L M Shakespeare
A brilliant historical novel from the pen of the widely acclaimed L M Shakespeare
An enthrallingly imagined account of Nero's reign.
The changing fortunes of Larthi, the Augur's daughter and her family refelct the fate of the entire Etruscan nation.