The best fiction books of 2020
Our edit of the very best fiction books of 2020, from award-winning literature to overlooked gems, as well as a round up of the best novels of 2019.
This year is shaping up to be an incredible year for fiction, with a brand new novel from Man Booker Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga and new fiction titles from much-loved authors David Baldacci and Ann Cleeves, to name just a few. Elizabeth Macneal’s bestselling debut The Doll Factory, which The Times called ‘genuinely Dickensian’, publishes in paperback, as does Jeffrey Archer's Nothing Ventured, the first in a new series following the life of Detective William Warwick. Here, we take a look at the most highly anticipated fiction books of 2020. We also recap the best fiction of 2019, from bestsellers to the award-nominated debuts you may have missed.