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‘And the Land Lay Still,  a novel of ideas about the struggle for independence. If you want to understand, in a single volume, the emotional energy behind this year’s drama, go first to Robertson. He has the cadences of Scotland’s greatest 20th-century novelist, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, welded to a panoramic understanding of British politics and history. Among contemporary Scottish writers, his is the most ambitious intervention’ Andrew Marr in the current (‘Scotland’) issue of the New Statesman

And the Land Lay Still,  a novel of ideas about the struggle for independence. If you want to understand, in a single volume, the emotional energy behind this year’s drama, go first to Robertson. He has the cadences of Scotland’s greatest 20th-century novelist, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, welded to a panoramic understanding of British politics and history. Among contemporary Scottish writers, his is the most ambitious intervention’ Andrew Marr in the current (‘Scotland’) issue of the New Statesman


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We’re just sitting here admiring Katherine Hill’s pretty looking bookshelf. Her debut novel, The Violet Hour, was published by Penguin this month and she’s written a pretty chirpy piece about divorce in literature too: ‘if you love love, you have to love doomed love too”.

We’re just sitting here admiring Katherine Hill’s pretty looking bookshelf. Her debut novel, The Violet Hour, was published by Penguin this month and she’s written a pretty chirpy piece about divorce in literature too: ‘if you love love, you have to love doomed love too”.


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Ah, we wish we could travel into the Penguin Office every day in this van rather than the tube

Ah, we wish we could travel into the Penguin Office every day in this van rather than the tube


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We’re celebrating Valentines Day a little differently this year #modernromance

We’re celebrating Valentines Day a little differently this year #modernromance


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Tanis Rideout’s very lovely looking bookshelf – if you look closely in the corner you can see her collection of Everest-related books that were used for research purposes for her novel, Above All Things #authorshelfies

Tanis Rideout’s very lovely looking bookshelf – if you look closely in the corner you can see her collection of Everest-related books that were used for research purposes for her novel, Above All Things #authorshelfies


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WATCH the incredibly creepy animated trailer for GRETEL AND THE DARK by Eliza Granville. Out now


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All the lovely, lovely books Penguin General are publishing today

All the lovely, lovely books Penguin General are publishing today


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"I feel that the great challenge of our time is the communication of ideas" - Alain de Botton


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"…which scours the darkest, most shameful places of 20th Century history…" #GretelandtheDark

penguindesign:

"…which scours the darkest, most shameful places of 20th Century history…" #GretelandtheDark


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penguindesign:

"Two narratives, the interwoven threads of one much bigger story…"
#GretelandtheDark - coming soon.

penguindesign:

"Two narratives, the interwoven threads of one much bigger story…"

#GretelandtheDark - coming soon.


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