Mahvesh Murad

FICTION: RAW AND COMPULSIVE

FICTION: RAW AND COMPULSIVE

A debut novel, about childhood trauma and how it can change us and continue to shape us as adults, makes for some voyeuristic... Published 05 Dec, 2021 07:01am
FICTION: BEING HUMAN

FICTION: BEING HUMAN

Kazuo Ishiguro’s first novel since his Nobel Prize is a meditation on intelligence, loneliness, empathy, faith and, perhaps,... Published 15 Aug, 2021 05:34am
FICTION: TURN UP THE VOLUME

FICTION: TURN UP THE VOLUME

A Booker-shortlist alumnus pens a fun, engaging novel about a fictional band that you can enjoy like a pop song — easy on the ear Published 06 Dec, 2020 08:26am
FICTION: CHOICE DECISIONS

FICTION: CHOICE DECISIONS

A novel about a society where bodily choices are made for women is set in a strange dystopian world. Or is it? Published 04 Oct, 2020 08:39am
FICTION: THE COLOUR OF THE FUTURE

FICTION: THE COLOUR OF THE FUTURE

Multiple sci-fi award-winning author puts out her first collection of short stories that cements her position as a Published 10 Nov, 2019 06:57am
FICTION: THE CURSE OF SLEEPING

FICTION: THE CURSE OF SLEEPING

A strange sickness spreads through the land in a languorous, well-crafted novel about love and loss, fear and endurance Published 25 Aug, 2019 07:11am
FICTION: MORE THAN JUST TEEN LOVE

FICTION: MORE THAN JUST TEEN LOVE

An incredibly endearing Young Adult novel with a sweet, sad, hopeful heart deals sensitively with Islamophobia and Published 03 Mar, 2019 07:07am
FICTION: STRANGE NEW WORLD

FICTION: STRANGE NEW WORLD

An attempt to explore existentialism, social pressures and the obsession with youth is let down by poor worldbuilding Published 25 Nov, 2018 07:03am
FICTION: THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

FICTION: THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

Crime fiction writer Megan Abbott’s latest thriller is a novel of astounding economy that is artfully crafted... Published 11 Nov, 2018 08:38am
FICTION: A FEMINIST BEOWULF

FICTION: A FEMINIST BEOWULF

A voracious exploration of femininity, suburban malaise, societal pressures and politics Published 09 Sep, 2018 06:55am
FICTION: THE ODYSSEY, RETOLD

FICTION: THE ODYSSEY, RETOLD

Retelling a Greek classic from the viewpoint of a peripheral character is an exploration of femininity, feminism, Published 12 Aug, 2018 07:47am
FICTION: SOUL SEARCHERS

FICTION: SOUL SEARCHERS

A song takes on a life of its own, and lays bare the history of cultural appropriation Updated 24 Jul, 2017 03:54pm
FICTION: PLAYING WITH DANGER

FICTION: PLAYING WITH DANGER

Not quite ‘divergent’ for those who ‘hunger’ for less ‘pandemonium’ and more ‘brave new worlds’ Published 04 Jun, 2017 07:27am