This week's reads

Each week we pick top read books from our library collection to recommend to you.

For a list of previous recommended reads search #hivespotlight and #hivewhywelove hashtags.

It's feeling a little bleak out there as the days get darker, so we are recommending some stay inside classic thrillers.

The man who was Thursday: a nightmare by G K Chesterton

A 5 star review for your recommended read. Chesterton's masterpiece is a surreal, psychologically thrilling novel which centres on seven anarchists in turn of the century London who call themselves by the names of days of the week.

 

 

 

 

Bleak House by Charles Dickens

'Bleak House', Dickens's most daring experiment in the narration of a complex plot, challenges the reader to make connections - between the fashionable & the outcast, the beautiful & the ugly, the powerful & the victims. Nowhere in Dickens's later novels is his attack on an uncaring society more imaginatively embodied.

    

 

 

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

When Arthur Kipps attends the funeral of Alice Drablow he is unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind her house. It is not until he glimpses a woman dressed all in black at the funeral that a creeping sense of unease begins to take hold.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Splinter by Sebastian Fitzek

The Clinic is a world leader in memory research. They say they can permanently erase your traumatic memories, leaving you free to start a new life. Marc Lucas is trapped in a nightmare from which he can't wake. Should he visit The Clinic? Or has he been there already? The problem is, he can't remember!