SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the author of internationally acclaimed The Flamethrowers - a fearless and heartbreaking novel about love, friendship and incarceration.
'One of the most compassionate of all writers...you feel a kind of agony of helpless tenderness in the writer for all troubled souls' The Times
Jude Fawley is a young man who longs to better himself and go to Christminster University.
I might only be nineteen, but I'm wise enough to know that everyone around me is handling fame very, very badly. I'm going to use my new monthly column for The Face to write about every ridiculous, surreal, amazing aspect of a million people knowing your name.
Beginning with Vera Lynn's 'We'll Meet Again', a song that reassured a nation parted from their loved ones by the turmoil of war, and culminating with the manic energy of 'Bonkers', Dizzee Rascal's anthem for the push and rush of the 21st century, this is an entertaining tour of Britain's popular music, and how it reflects society and the times.
As always, Bertie is about to find himself in the soup (or 'up to the knees in bisque') and Jeeves is poised to pull him out - quite possibly after pushing him in in the first place. Contains The Mating Season, Ring for Jeeves and Very Good, Jeeves...
Explorer, novelist, writer and film-maker, Sir Laurens van der Post was one of the most influential figures of our era. Here, in conversation with Jean-Marc Pottiez, he records his ideas and insights into a wide range of issues and personalities, forged by a lifetime of vast experiences and challenges.