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The Forger

by Paul Watkins Picador (December 15, 2014)

An exciting new novel, by the author of The Story of My Disappearance and Archangel.

At the turn of World War II, David Halifax is a young American painter who receives a scholarship to come to Paris and work...


On the Edge

by Edward St. Aubyn Picador (October 13, 2014)

FROM THE MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE PATRICK MELROSE NOVELS

Called "the most brilliant novelist of his generation" (Alan Hollinghurst), Edward St. Aubyn captivated and astonished readers and critics...


The Kills

by Richard House Picador (August 04, 2014)

A MASTERWORK OF INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE SET IN THE ASHES OF WAR-TORN IRAQ, ITALY, AND AREAS IN BETWEEN.

Richard House's The Kills is an epic novel of crime and conspiracy told in four books. It begins with a man...


Dark Aemilia

by Sally O'Reilly Picador (May 26, 2014)

A TALE OF SORCERY AND PASSION IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY LONDON--WHERE WITCHES HAUNT WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AND HIS DARK LADY, THE PLAYWRIGHT'S MUSE AND ONE TRUE LOVE

The daughter of a Venetian musician, Aemilia Bassano...


The Orphan Choir

by Sophie Hannah Picador (January 27, 2014)

A MOTHER WITH AN EMPTY NEST IS BEING HAUNTED BY A GHOSTLY CHILDREN'S CHOIR. ARE THEY GIVING HER AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE THAT ONLY SHE CAN HEAR, OR ARE THEIR MOTIVES MORE SINISTER?

Louise Beeston is being haunted....


Havisham

by Ronald Frame Picador (November 04, 2013)

HAVISHAM IS THE ASTONISHING PRELUDE TO CHARLES DICKENS'S GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

Before she became the immortal and haunting Miss Havisham of Great Expectations, she was Catherine, a young woman with all of her dreams...


Daughters of the House

by Michele Roberts Picador (October 21, 2013)

A Booker Prize Finalist, Daughters of the House is Michèle Roberts' acclaimed novel of secrets and lies revealed in the aftermath of World War II. Thérèse and Léonie, French and English cousins of the same...


Fair Exchange

by Michele Roberts Picador (October 21, 2013)

In the early 1800s in a small village in rural France, a peasant woman named Louise summons her priest. Fearing she is about to die, Louise begins her final confession to the bored cleric and reveals a lifelong...


The Pink Hotel

by Anna Stothard Picador (April 22, 2013)

LONGLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE

"This book moved and provoked me in ways I can't fully articulate....Extraordinary."--Anna Paquin (True Blood)

A seventeen-year-old girl...


Notes on a Scandal

by Zoe Heller Picador (December 11, 2006)

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize

Now a Major Motion Picture

Schoolteacher Barbara Covett has led a solitary life until Sheba Hart, the new art teacher at St. George's, befriends her. But even as their relationship...


Everything You Know

by Zoe Heller Picador (January 30, 2012)

Zoë Heller's first novel introduces an unforgettable curmudgeon, Willy Muller, an embittered journalist turned celebrity biographer and misanthrope. At the age of fifty, having survived imprisonment for murdering...


The News Where You Are

by Catherine O'Flynn Picador (July 05, 2010)

From the bestselling author of What Was Lost comes a spirited literary mystery about a television anchorman's search for the truth about the disappearances that surround him

Frank Allcroft, a television news...


Three to See the King

by Magnus Mills Picador (December 06, 2001)

A novel rich in comic menace from the author of The Restraint of Beasts

In a setting Samuel Beckett might have found homey lives a man in a house made of tin. He is content. The tin house is well constructed...


The Scheme for Full Employment

by Magnus Mills Picador (March 31, 2010)

From Magnus Mills, the acknowledged master of the working-class dystopic parable--a genre he practically invented--a new work of comic genius

The whole idea is simple yet so perfect: men drive to and from strategically...


Housegirl

by Michael Donkor Picador (August 27, 2018)

Shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize o Longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize o Nominated for the Edinburgh First Book Award o One of The Observer's "New Faces of Fiction" o One of The Millions' "Most Anticipated...


Fruit of the Lemon

by Andrea Levy Picador (January 22, 2007)

From Andrea Levy, author of Small Island and winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year and the Best of the Best Orange Prize, comes a story of one woman and two islands.

Faith Jackson knows little about her parents'...


The Lady in the Van

by Alan Bennett & Nicholas Hytner Picador (November 30, 2015)

The screenplay edition of the major motion picture adaptation, starring Maggie Smith, of Alan Bennett's acclaimed story "The Lady in the Van"

From acclaimed author and playwright Alan Bennett, whose smash hit...


A Clue to the Exit

by Edward St. Aubyn Picador (August 31, 2015)

A beautifully modulated novel that shows Edward St. Aubyn at his sparkling best

Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter, ex-husband, and absent father, has been given six months to live. He resolves to stake...


Crustaceans

by Andrew Cowan Picador (March 09, 2015)

It's December and there is one foot of snow. Paul, the narrator, is driving east to the seaside in the imaginary company of his son, Euan, whose sixth birthday this would have been. As he drives, and later as...


Saving Agnes

Whitbread Book Award for First Novel 1993

by Rachel Cusk Picador (February 16, 2015)

The acclaimed winner of the Whitbread First Novel Award, by the author of The Country Life

Chronically confused, terminally middle class, hopelessly romantic, Agnes Day lives with her two best friends in the...


The Country Life

by Rachel Cusk Picador (February 16, 2015)

"Calamity Jane Eyre" arrives at "Cold Comfort Farm" when a hapless young woman with a mysterious past takes a job with an eccentric family of British gentry; a brilliant comedy of manners and identity by a Whitbread-winning...