Carlos Ruiz Zafon The Prisoner of Heaven, obviously
Nora Ephron Heartburn – so many people claimed to love this book in the recent obituaries….
Carsten Jensen We, the Drowned – a Danish epic adventure story
Jo Shapcott Of Mutability - a poetry collection by the Costa Award winner
Madeline Miller The Song of Achilles - the Orange Prize-winning rendering of the Trojan War
Charles Finch A Stranger in Mayfair – light relief
Fouad Laroui La Femme la plus riche du Yorkshire – French light relief
Guy Deutscher The Unfolding of Language
Plus a couple of cycling biographies, various bird, wildflower & butterfly guides and a French dictionary.
This may not be enough – I might pop Middlemarch in as well…………..