With the recent announcement that the women of Saudi Arabia will be given the right to drive, it got us thinking about other amazing firsts for women. Both Aphra Behn and Mary Wollstonecraft were women who broke new ground in both literary and social spheres.
As the autumn nights draw in and us Brits begin the internal back and forth on the vital question of whether it is cold enough to turn the heating on, there is no better time to cosy up with some classic cosy crime. This month it’s been our pleasure to sponsor Classics in September over …
We have new beautiful paperback editions of classic crimes The Glimpses of the Moon and Frequent Hearses by Edmund Crispin. As it is Classics in September over at Crime Fiction Lover, we thought it would be fun to give some of these classic crimes away to their readers. Go over to Crime Fiction Lover for a chance to win a copy!
We have beautiful new covers for The World’s End Series by Monica Dickens, a quartet of novels about siblings living on their own in a tumble-down house, looking after each other and the assortment of animals they save from heartless adults. Perfect for any animal loving kids out there!
According to Robin Hanbury-Tenison writing in Country Life magazine, my father Robert Crisp’s book Zen and the Art of Donkey Maintenance is ‘the perfect antidote to the cares of the world and an opportunity to indulge all latent escapist desires.’
Psychological thriller The Death of Ruth by Elizabeth Kata is now available in paperback, just in time for spring sunshine reading. We love a good lunchtime picnic here at Bloomsbury London HQ, so we took The Death of Ruth out for a park test drive. After some extensive experimentation involving grass lounging, fresh(ish) air breathing, and an engrossing readability …
Camilla Shestopal, agent for the estate of Dennis Wheatley, joins us to tell us about a Wheatley event at the Essex Book Festival.