WEIDENFELD FICTION AUGUST / SEPTEMBER
Adrian Goldsworthy Send Me Safely Back Again
The third novel in a brilliant Napoleonic series from acclaimed television historian Adrian Goldsworthy. The men of the 106th Foot are severely tested at the battles of Medellin and Talavera, but if Napoleon is to be ejected from Spain, war must also be waged in more covert ways. While Hanley descends into the murky world of politics and partisans, Ensign Williams meets the mysterious ‘Heroine of Saragossa’, and also finds himself up against powerful conspirators bent on revenge... Adrian Goldsworthy is a Roman historian and author. His books have sold over a quarter of a million copies worldwide. He lives in South Wales. www.adriangoldsworthy.com
Fiction Cased/TPB August £12.99/£12.99 400pp 234 x 153mm 978 0 297 86662 6/978 0 297 86664 0 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N
Bernhard Schlink Summer Lies A stunning new book from the author of international phenomenon, The Reader. In this mesmerising collection of stories, a conversation between strangers on a plane will change lives for ever, one night in BadenBaden will threaten to tear a couple apart, and a meeting with an ex-lover will give a divorcee a second chance... Tender yet unsentimental, achingly personal yet utterly universal, Schlink asks what it means to love, to deceive and ultimately, to be human. Bernhard Schlink is the author of bestselling novel The Reader, upon which the Oscar-winning film was based. He lives in Berlin and New York.
Fiction Cased September £12.99 288pp 198 x 129mm 978 0 297 86700 5 Markets: World XUSAC USA & Translation: Diogenes; Serial: W&N