Contemporary & literary fiction

Are you looking to immerse yourself in the world of contemporary literature and discover the most renowned and celebrated of authors? We publish the very best in literary fiction books. Whether it’s titles like Lessons in Chemistry, The Secret History and Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow, or the latest novels from writers like Kate Atkinson, Ian McEwan, Marian Keyes and Elif Shafak, prepare to explore an enchanting world of thought-provoking narratives and deep character studies that will stand the test of time.


Fantastic stories to while away time

Books adapted for film and TV

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The Haruki Murakami bundle

Grab three collectible editions of Murakami's greatest works over on the Penguin Shop.

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Award-winning novels

Wronged characters and wicked revenge

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The perfect reads for your book club

This list of modern masterpieces and timeless classics is guaranteed to stimulate a lively discussion. 


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