Another great comedy from Britain's funniest writer, Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary...). This film tells separate, but interwoven, stories of love in London. May be unsuitable for younger learners.
'I, Hogarth' blends William Hogarth's life and work into one narrative. Newbooks magazine (UK) called it 'A triumph of a historical novel.' Kirkus Reviews (US) said 'A brilliant exercise in imagination and storytelling.' A full page rave review in the New York Times concluded 'Dean writes as Hogarth paints.' The paperback of 'I, Hogarth' is out in June 2014 from Duckworth.
'The Crooked Cross' - a new version - is about art and German resistance to Hitler. 'The Enemy Within' is set in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation. It centres on the Amsterdam uprising and the moral choices posed by occupation.
'THORN' is a comedy about Spinoza and Rembrandt. Historical Novels Review said 'This is an amazing book. I cannot recommend it highly enough.'
'Magic City' is a Bildungsroman, a comedy and a novel of Jewish identity set in Germany in 1971.
'Chomsky: A Beginner's Guide' (non-fiction) is on Kindle.