Henrik Ibsen died in 1906. Ibsen was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the god father" of modern drama and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre. Read more Ibsen plays
The Orange Prize-winning author of The Lacuna is our Author of the Month for May. Discover more of her engrossing and thought provoking books today...
Flight Behaviour Barbara Kingsolver
May 2013 Book of the Month.
Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2010 and on the shortlist for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2013.
A topical, engrossing and thought-provoking read exploring how... Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2013
The Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver
Winner of the prestigious 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction.
The Poisonwood Bible was a very special book, this one, her first in ten years, is a very worthy book. You need stamina and time to tackle it and you do... Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver
One of Susan Fletcher's favourite books.
A fascinating story told from the perspective of a mother and her four daughters who have been taken to the Congo, by the father of the family, on a mission to bring God to... Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
Prodigal Summer Barbara Kingsolver
Prodigal Summer weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
Pigs in Heaven Barbara Kingsolver
Pigs in Heaven travels the roads from rural Kentucky and the urban Southwest to Heaven, Oklahoma, and the Cherokee Nation, testing the boundaries of family and the many separate truths about the ties that bind. It is a spellbinding novel... Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
Homeland Barbara Kingsolver
A collection of 12 stories, with settings ranging from northern California to the hills of eastern Kentucky and the Caribbean island of St Lucia, that explore the twin themes of family ties and the life choices one must ultimately make... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/1998
The Bean Trees Barbara Kingsolver
One of Kerry Reich's favourite books.
A book about love and friendship. Kingsolver always creates believable and interesting characters who enthral the reader and this story is no different. Taylor does not want to get pregnant young and live in... Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2001
Kingsolver has a real talent for getting you right inside her characters' lives
Barbara Kingsolver's thirteen books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction include the novels The Bean Trees and the international bestseller The Poisonwood Bible which, amongst other accolades, won the 2005 Penguin/Orange Reading Group Book of the Year award. Her novel The Lacuna won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2010.
Her latest book, Flight Behaviour, is out now in paperback.