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Top Reviewer Ranking: 6,750 - Total Helpful Votes: 554 of 717
After Me Comes the Flood by Sarah Perry
After Me Comes the Flood by Sarah Perry
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The multi-award-winning Scottish poet and critic John Burnside wasn't wrong when he called Sarah Perry's novel 'truly remarkable' – it's deeply intelligent, impossible to categorise and luminously atmospheric.

There may be some amateur reviewers who haven't quite managed to grasp its complexity and subtlety, but perhaps they'd be better off sticking to Barbara Cartland. It is an unusual and extremely rewarding read.
A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie
A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie
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After a romantic start that wrong-footed me slightly (is this historical chick-lit?) A God In Every Stone develops into a subtle, surprising and deeply intelligent exploration of nationhood and injustice. Not only is it ambitious, but it fulfils its ambition – and remains engaging and a pleasure to read at the same time. A fantastic achievement.
How to Fare Well and Stay Fair (Salt Modern Fictio&hellip by Adnan Mahmutovic
4.0 out of 5 stars Moving and humane, 21 May 2014
This is a bold experiment in form, an accomplished collection of voices that in their refusal to conform to expectations, to be 'safe', may well embody an aspect of the experience of migration itself. For those of us who have never had to wrench ourselves away from nation and nationhood, Adnan Mahmutovic's book is a moving and humane exercise in expanding our imaginative sympathies.

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