The Bone Clocks, the new novel by Cloud Atlas author Mitchell [below], will be published by Sceptre in September 2014.
In Paradise, the final novel from 86-year old US novelist Peter Matthiessen who died on April 5, has just been published by Oneworld after its publication was brought forward following his death. Previously scheduled to be published in June, In Paradise is about a group of people at a meditation retreat at the site of a Second World War concentration camp and the subsequent revelations that surface.
A Perfect Crime by A Yi, a Chinese novel about a teenager who murders his best friend, will be translated by Anna Holmwood and published by Oneworld in early 2015.
Manko’s novel The Invention of Exile follows the life of a Russian émigré when he is deported from America during the Red Scare and follows him to Mexico City where, stateless and alone, he lives amid ghosts.
To read reviews of the American edition of The Invention of Exile, click here
The fourth book in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series is to be written by Swedish author David Lagercrantz and published in the UK by Quercus in August 2015. Larsson died in 2004, before he saw his trilogy of novels, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, become an international publishing phenomenon. Lagercrantz is the co-author of I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic [Penguin], the 2013 autobiography of the Swedish footballer, and has also written fiction.
The second and third Gideon Smith steampunk novels by David Barnett will be published in the UK by Snowbooks. Journalist Barnett’s first in the series, Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl, was published in September 2013. The second in the series, Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon, will be published in September this year followed by the third a year later. To read more at the author’s website, click here
To watch the book trailer for Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl, click here
To find out more about the sub-genre of steampunk, click here
Three more novels by Joanna Rees [below] will be published by Pan Macmillan which previously published Rees’ A Twist of Fate.