Historical fiction

‘Toe val die jong soldaat’: Lees ’n aangrypende uittreksel uit Tenk deur Pieter Stoffberg

Penguin Random House SA het ’n boeiende uittreksel gedeel uit Tenk deur Pieter Stoffberg – ’n klinkende stuk historiese fiksie wat lig werp op een van die grootste veldslae met Suid-Afrikaanse tenks in Angola.

Publication date at last for The Mirror and the Light, the final novel of Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy

The Mirror and the Light, the final novel of Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy, will be released in March 2020.

The Dragon Lady, Louisa Treger’s brilliant second novel – a brilliant evocation of life in 1950s Rhodesia

Opening with the shooting of Lady Virginia ‘Ginie’ Courtauld in her tranquil garden in 1950s Rhodesia, The Dragon Lady tells Ginie’s extraordinary story, so called for the exotic tattoo snaking up her leg.

But Deliver Us from Evil – a moving work of historical fiction by Lauri Kubuitsile

But Deliver Us from Evil, the new book by Lauri Kubuitsile, is out now from Penguin Random House.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Kristin Hannah’s stay-up-all-night novel The Great Alone

That spring, rain fell in great sweeping gusts that rattled the rooftops. Water found its way into the smallest cracks and undermined the sturdiest foundations. Chunks of land that had been steady for generations fell like slag heaps on the roads below, taking houses and cars and swimming pools down with them. Trees fell over, crashed into power lines; electricity was lost. Rivers flooded their banks, washed across yards, ruined homes. People who loved each other snapped and fights erupted as the water rose and the rain continued.

A family in crisis struggling to survive at the edge of the world – Kristin Hannah’s bestselling novel The Great Alone

Now a New York Times number one bestseller, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature.

Helen Moffett signs two-book UK deal, beginning with Pride and Prejudice-inspired historical novel

Helen Moffett’s novel Charlotte, which will tell the story of Elizabeth Bennet’s friend in Pride and Prejudice, has been acquired by Bonnier Books UK, as part of a two-book deal.

Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York to be published by Umuzi in March 2019

Zakes Mda’s new novel, a work of historical fiction titled The Zulus of New York, will be published by Umuzi in March 2019. …