The Incurable Romantic

‘Frank Tallis brings a lifetime’s clinical experience and wise reflection to a condition that, by its own strange routes, leads us into the very heart of love itself. This is a brilliant, compelling book’ Ian McEwan Love defines us. It shapes the individual, ensures the preservation of the species, and…

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The Forbidden

‘Reading The Forbidden offers the same thrilling sense of familiarity and discovery as stumbling across a top-notch Hammer movie or a vintage Dennis Wheatley novel….What we have here is a proper scare-your-socks-off horror tale, featuring gore, demons, possession and exorcism. Tallis weaves real historical figures into the narrative and conjures…

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The Passenger

1941. A German submarine, U-330, patrols the stormy inhospitable waters of the north Atlantic. It is commanded by Siegfried Lorenz, a maverick naval officer who does not believe in the war he is bound by duty and honour to fight. U-330 receives instructions to collect two prisoners from a vessel…

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