New books on Fish Hoek Library shelves in August
Carl Hiaasen Bad monkey
Julian Clary Briefs Encountered
Marli Roode Call it dog
Anthony Marra Constellation of Vital Phenomena
Patrick Ness Crane Wife
Thomas Kenneally Daughters of Mars From the acclaimed author of Schindler’s List, the epic, unforgettable story of two sisters from Australia, both trained nurses, whose lives are transformed by the cataclysm of the first World War.
Mo Hayder Devil of Nanking A solitary Englishwoman comes to Japan looking for a rare piece of footage that is said to document a particularly monstrous episode of the 1937 Nanking Massacre. The novel is a work of spine-chilling suspense, masterful historical detail, and otherworldly beauty.
Janet Evanovich Explosive eighteen
Jennifer McVeigh Fever Tree
Ann Cleeves Glass room
Laurent Binet HhhH We are in Prague, in 1942. Two men have been enlisted to kill the head of the Gestapo. This is Operation Anthropoid: two Czechoslovakian parachutists sent by London plan to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich—head of the Nazi secret services, ‘the hangman of Prague’, ‘the blond beast’, ‘the most dangerous man in the Third Reich’.
Heydrich works for Hitler’s most powerful henchman…moreTwo men have been enlisted to kill Reinhard Heydrich—head of the Nazi secret services. HHhH is a panorama of the Third Reich told through the life of one outstandingly brutal man, a story of unbearable heroism and loyalty, revenge and betrayal.
Gill Hornby Hive
Barbara Mutch Housemaid’s Daughter 1935: Isolated and estranged on the arid plains of South Africa, Irish Cathleen Harrington finds solace in her diary and the friendship of her housemaid’s daughter, Ada.
Dan Brown Inferno
Julie Kagawa Iron queen
Stephen King Joyland
Sharon Penman Lionheart
Terry Pratchett Long War
Mary Higgins Clark Lost Years
Terry Brooks Magic Kingdom of Landover V1-3
Raymond E. Feist Magician’s End
Ann Harries Manly Pursuits Cape Town, 1899. Cecil Rhodes, the great imperialist and diamond tycoon, believes that he has only months to live and that the only thing that can save him is the sound of English birdsong in the South African countryside surrounding his Cape residence…
A. M. Homes May we be forgiven
Robin Cook Nano
Gareth Crocker Never Let Go
Janet Evanovich Notorious nineteen
Lauren Oliver Pandemonium
Lauren Oliver Requiem
Kristen Higgins The best man
Jojo Moyes The girl you left behind
Neil Gaiman The ocean at the end of the lane This is the very personal story of a middle aged man, somewhat lost over the years, returning to his childhood home to find himself again and reminisce about the strange events once encountered by his seven year old self, bu
A. N. Wilson The potter’s hand The first novel for five years from one of Britain’s most celebrated men of letters tells the epic story of the Wedgwood family.t more than that, Gaiman infuses the story with his surrealist magic that makes every word almost hauntingly beautiful. (Plus some really creepy and fantastic imagery)
Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya Watch
Sophie Kinsella Wedding night
Janet Evanovich Wicked appetite
Ron Irwin Flat water Tuesday
Iain Banks The quarry The theme itself is a well-worn one; a group of friends gather together over a weekend a couple of decades after they all met at university. However, Banks gives it one of his usual dark twists and has the leader of the little group in the last throes of terminal cancer.
Michael David Lukas The oracle of Stamboul
Roger Watson Capturing the Light An intimate look at the journeys of two men—a gentleman scientist and a visionary artist—as they struggled to capture the world around them, and in the process invented modern photography.
E. Van Heyningen Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War
Paul Theroux Last Train to Zona Verde
Frosty Hesson Making Mavericks
Okkert-Ernst Grapow Tug at My Heart The story behind South Africa’s two Super Tugs – the world’s largest and most powerful tugs in the world from the 1970s to 2000.
Terry Pratchett Turtle recall
Amanda Knox Waiting to Be Heard
Paul John Mybergh The Bushman winter has come This is a true story of exodus, the inevitable journey of the last of the First People, as they leave the Great Sand Face and head for the modern world and cultural oblivion.
Ruby Wax Sane new world
Jane-Anne Hobbs Scrumptious
Duncan Brown Are trout South African? Are Trout South African? will be of interest to anyone who is engaged with notions of how people belong or claim to belong, how people interact, and, of course, what pleasures, complexities and contradictions there are in the activity of flyfishing for trout in South Africa.
Daniel J. Brown Boys on the Boat The story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.