Reading lists

Books to cool you down during a heatwave

With parts of the UK hitting 39°C this week, we're all looking for ways to stay cool. Consider these books your literary ice lollies: brilliantly told stories that will transport you from scorching Britain to distant lands of ice and snow. And if it's too hot to focus on the words, you can always use them as fans, too.

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