Literary Fiction

Acclaimed works from prize-winning Picador authors, including Edward St Aubyn and Alan Hollinghurst. From must-read literary sensations like A Little Life to timeless classics like Plainsong, these are books that challenge conventions, spark debates and feed imaginations.

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    The Painter's Friend

    Howard Cunnell

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    Magma

    Thora Hjörleifsdóttir

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    Magma

    Thora Hjörleifsdóttir

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    The Yellow Wallpaper & Herland

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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    Prelude & Other Stories

    Katherine Mansfield

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    Yours Cheerfully

    AJ Pearce

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    A Shock

    Keith Ridgway

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    Circus of Wonders

    Elizabeth Macneal

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    The Melting

    Lize Spit

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    Sixteen Horses

    Greg Buchanan

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    The Children of Jocasta

    Natalie Haynes

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    Of Women and Salt

    Gabriela Garcia

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    Of Women and Salt

    Gabriela Garcia

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    The Young Team

    Graeme Armstrong

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    Pygmalion & Other Plays

    George Bernard Shaw

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    The Field

    Robert Seethaler

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    The Field

    Robert Seethaler

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    Saint X

    Alexis Schaitkin

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    A Registry of My Passage Upon the Earth

    Daniel Mason

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    The Lamplighters

    Emma Stonex

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    Cowboy Graves

    Roberto Bolaño

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    Jack & Bet

    Sarah Butler

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    Mountain Road, Late at Night

    Alan Rossi

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    Nightshift

    Kiare Ladner

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    Kololo Hill

    Neema Shah

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    The Art of Losing

    Alice Zeniter

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    The Hiding Game

    Naomi Wood

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    Writers & Lovers

    Lily King

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    Mother for Dinner

    Shalom Auslander

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    Luster

    Raven Leilani

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    Amnesty

    Aravind Adiga

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    Cleanness

    Garth Greenwell

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    Little Bandaged Days

    Kyra Wilder

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    The City of Tears

    Kate Mosse

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    Nineteen Eighty-Four

    George Orwell

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    Animal Farm

    George Orwell

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    Burmese Days

    George Orwell

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    Correspondents

    Tim Murphy

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    La Vita Nuova

    Dante Alighieri

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    The Silence

    Don DeLillo

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