This may hurt

Sadistic impulses surface in an extraordinary tale of 18th-century medicine. Suzi Feay reviews ‘The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones’, by Jack Wolf

Small wonders

Grace McCleen’s ‘The Land of Decoration’, a unique story about a young girl’s miniature world, is a big-hearted novel

Human remains

An engineer comes to terms with the direction of his desires as he transports the contents of a Parisian cemetery in Andrew Miller’s ‘Pure’


An unlucky hero is tasked to empty a cemetery in Andrew Miller’s novel