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Sarah Perry’s Writing Space

September 18th, 2014

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Join Sarah Perry on a tour of her writing space. Sarah’s debut novel After Me Comes the Flood is longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2014. I’m not one of those people...

Interview: Will the real Clemens Setz please stand up?

September 18th, 2014

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Sarah Hull, editorial assistant at Serpent’s Tail, talks to Clemens Setz about his new book Indigo. Part detective story, part postmodern puzzle, Indigo sees maths teacher Clemens Setz investigating strange goings on at the...

Juan Rulfo’s only novel is…

September 18th, 2014

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It’s not easy to define Juan Rulfo’s only novel, Pedro Páramo, writes Assistant Editor Nick Sheerin Juan Rulfo’s only novel is a 100-page story about a man named Juan Preciado who travels to...

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See You in Paradise

See You in Paradise

Unsettlingly brilliant stories by a dazzling stylist with an aberrant sense of humour

Different Every Time

Different Every Time

The first and definitive biography of Robert Wyatt, Britain's greatest cult musician, with an ...

The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

The sensational erotic memoir that shocked the world, nowre-issued as a Serpent's Tail Classic.

Indigo

Indigo

Thomas Pynchon meets Stephen King in this psychological thriller.

Missing

Missing

A tough, terrifying thriller depicting one man's fight to rescue two young girls from the cartels in...

Spoiled Brats

Spoiled Brats

Growing up is hard to do, and generation Y seem to be finding it harder than ever. Meet Simon Rich's...