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Explore all kinds of landscapes – the internal and the external – with these evocative reads selected by other site users. To suggest your own landscape read, click here.

Moth Smoke by Moshin Hamid

Moth Smoke

By Moshin Hamid

This novel of politics, wealth, crime, poverty and betrayal is a bleak expose of middle-class life in contemporary Pakistan. Accurate and honest.

Triple Point Water by Fiona Dunscombe

Triple Point Water

By Fiona Dunscombe

This dark and gritty tale is the story of Arabella who flees Nottingham for London in an effort to escape her past. You will experience the hopelessness of Thatcher’s Britain as Arabella reinvents herself as a Soho stripper.

Guests of War by Robin Jenkins

Guests of War

By Robin Jenkins

Set in the early years of WW2, this is an absorbing read which is both authentic and atmospheric in its evocation of wartime Scotland. The tension and misery created by an enforced evacuation of women and children to a ‘place of safety’ is particularly powerful.

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