New books in the Fish Hoek Library : December 2013
Andrew Taylor The scent of death
Emma van der Vliet Thirty second world is a funny, moving, real-world tale set in the unreal world of the South African film industry.
Derek B Miller Norwegian by night
Jesse Kellerman I’ll catch you
Martin Amis Lionel Asbo
Andrea Camilleri The potter’s field : An Inspector Montalbano mystery
Debbie Macomber The inn at Rose Harbour
Vikas Swarup The accidental apprentice
Henning Mankell A treacherous paradise
James Meek The heart broke in
Catherine Priest Boneshaker (Fantasy)
Val McDermid Cross and burn
Conn Iggulden Stormbird : Wars of the Roses
Sandra Brown Deadline
Gareth Crocker King; Journey from darkness; and Finding Jack
Fannie Flagg All girl filling station’s last reunion
Frederick Forsyth Kill list
Elizabeth Gilbert Signature of all things. Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventure and discovery. Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Stephen King Doctor Sleep
James Patterson Mistress
Ruth Rendell No man’s nightingale. The enthralling new novel in Rendell’s masterful Inspector Wexford series, which will soon mark its fiftieth anniversary.
Lauren Weisberger Revenge wears Prada
Sue Grafton W is for wasted
Jo Nesbo Police
Eleanor Catton Luminaries. Winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize. Richly evoking a mid-nineteenth-century world of shipping, banking, and gold rush boom and bust, The Luminaries is a brilliantly constructed, fiendishly clever ghost story and a gripping page-turner.
Norah Roberts Key of knowledge
Karin Fossum I can see in the dark
Will Self Umbrella Booker-shortlisted Umbrella, is a strange and sprawling modernist experiment that takes the human mind as its subject and, like the human mind, is infinitely capacious, wretchedly petty and ultimately magnificent, even in its defects.
Abraham Verghese Tennis partner
William Boyd Solo : a James Bond novel
Amy Tan The valley of amazement
Lynda La Plante Wrongful death
Steven Erikson Forge of darkness : The first book of the Kharkanas trilogy
Robert Harris An officer and a spy
Jeffrey Archer Twelve red herrings
Alexander McCall Smith The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection and The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon : the latest from the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
Helen Fielding Bridget Jones : mad about the boy
Karen Ulrich How to write your life history
Ivan Hissey The professional step-by-step guide to cartooning
Rosie Swale Pope Just a little run around the world
What you really need to know about the law in South Africa
Cheryl Strayed Tiny beautiful things. Author of Wild, Strayed is Dear Sugar an online agony aunt, whose columns will infuriate some but delight many more.
Ian Doescher William Shakespeare’s Star Wars. Retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon.
Lesley Gillett Life on a Cape farm. Delicious recipes from the Bartholomeus Klip farmhouse kitchen.
Robin Binckes Great Trek uncut
Gabrielle Walker Antarctica : an intimate portrait of the world’s most mysterious continent.
Malcolm Gradwell David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants.
Anthony Butler Cyril Ramaphosa
Malala Yousafzia I am Malala
Errieda du Toit Master Chef South Africa : the cookbook
Celia Lyttelton The scent trail
Jonathan Clements Darwin’s notebook
Zarah Ghahramani My life as a traitor