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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    Mr Wrong

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    Caroline

    Richmal Crompton

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    Chedsy Place

    Richmal Crompton

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    The Holiday

    Richmal Crompton

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    Journeying Wave

    Richmal Crompton

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    Marriage of Hermione

    Richmal Crompton

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    Merlin Bay

    Richmal Crompton

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    Narcissa

    Richmal Crompton

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    The Old Man's Birthday

    Richmal Crompton

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    Portrait of a Family

    Richmal Crompton

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    Steffan Green

    Richmal Crompton

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    There Are Four Seasons

    Richmal Crompton

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    You're a Big Girl Now

    Neil Gordon

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    The Emperor's Children

    Claire Messud

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    Silence

    Shusaku Endo

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    Dark Hours

    Ryan David Jahn

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    The Beautiful Visit

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    The Sea Change

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    After Julius

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    Something in Disguise

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    Odd Girl Out

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    Lost For Words

    Edward St Aubyn

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    Hotel Alpha

    Mark Watson

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    A Clue to the Exit

    Edward St Aubyn

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    On The Edge

    Edward St Aubyn

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    Quarantine

    Jim Crace

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    Frank Derrick's Holiday of A Lifetime

    J.B. Morrison

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    Outerbridge Reach

    Robert Stone

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    Life Drawing

    Robin Black

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    Eyrie

    Tim Winton

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    Vanishing

    Gerard Woodward

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    The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher

    Ahn Do-hyun

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    Frog Music

    Emma Donoghue

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    Last Night in Montreal

    Emily St. John Mandel

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    The Lola Quartet

    Emily St. John Mandel

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    The Singer's Gun

    Emily St. John Mandel

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    The Unwitting

    Ellen Feldman

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    The Insufferable Gaucho

    Roberto Bolaño

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    Streets of Laredo

    Larry McMurtry

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    Comanche Moon

    Larry McMurtry

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