Three weeks ago I was only a schoolkid but now I’m a detective and also a tea-shop boy… 'Djinn Patrol is storytelling at its best.’ Anne Enright, Booker-prize winning author of The Gathering 'A brilliant debut' Ian McEwan, Sunday Times bestselling author of Atonement
'I loved this beautiful book. It's tender and compassionate, written with exquisite care and verve, and so so SO funny' MARIAN KEYES Professor Chandra is an expert at complex problems. There's just one he can't crack: the secret of happiness
'Look for your sister after each dive. Never forget. If you see her, you are safe.' Hana and her little sister Emi are part of an island community of haenyeo, women who make their living from diving deep into the sea off the southernmost tip of Korea. One day Hana sees a Japanese soldier heading for where Emi is guarding the day’s catch on the beach. Her mother has told her again and again never to be caught alone with one. Terrified for her sister, Hana swims as hard as she can for the shore.
Ruth's tribe are her lively children and her filmmaker husband, Simon, who has Motor Neurone Disease and can only communicate with his eyes. In this book, she tells the story of their marriage, via diagnosis to their current precarious situation.
'This is Inglorious Basterds -- but much better. Because it is the real story of clandestine Jewish fighters wreaking havoc against the Nazi war machine' Norman Ohler, author of BlitzedJune 1942. The shadow of the Third Reich has fallen across the entire European continent.