Discover great works of fiction
The Apollo list reflects in various ways the extremity of our time, and the ways in which novelists responded to the vertiginous changes that the world went through as the great empires declined, relations between men and women were transformed and formerly subject peoples found their voice.
This series of handsomely produced books – selected by the distinguished critic, poet and editor Michael Schmidt, in conjunction with Neil Belton, editorial director at Head of Zeus – makes great forgotten works of fiction available to a new generation of readers.
The list includes an East European classic, a fable of the enduring tensions that have made the Balkans so lethally violent; a scarifying portrait of a self-destructive family; …
Apollo launches with eight titles in April, with six more following before the end of the year.
Here they are:
THE AUTHENTIC DEATH OF HENDRY JONES • Charles Neider
MY SON, MY SON • Howard Spring
BOSNIAN CHRONICLE • Ivo Andric´
THE DAY OF JUDGMENT • Salvatore Satta
THE MAN WHO LOVED CHILDREN • Christina Stead
DELTA WEDDING • Eudora Welty
NOW IN NOVEMBER • Josephine Johnson
THE LOST EUROPEANS • Emanuel Litvinoff
THE HUNGRY GRASS • Richard Power • 9781784977412
HEAVEN’S MY DESTINATION • Thornton Wilder • 9781784970833
THE HISTORY OF A TOWN • M. …