5 Feb 2013

Mad Reviews!

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MAD HANNAH RAFFERTY - Short-listed for the MIND Book of the Year when first published in print. Mad Hannah is writing her gaudy life story on toilet paper while incarcerated in a mental hospital. (ebook edition available early spring 2012) Read full synopsis

"Hannah Rafferty's deftly written story will remain in the mind long after gaudier and more celebrated fiction has been forgotten" - Sunday Times

VOLANASIA? MY GOD, WHAT NEXT! - A mordant black comedy with nice and nasty characters and some wild goings-on; yet at the same time a very serious contemporary issue is raised. (ebook edition January 2012) Read full synopsis

“Compelling and gripping entertainment” - Online Review

CONVERSATIONS WITH JOAN OF ARC - Based on historical fact, the book is a thought-provoking and moving account of one of the great heroines of the Middle Ages. (Previously unpublished ebook - February 2012) Read full synopsis

“Amazing and very well researched” - Online Review


THE GODLESS GIRL - Elvira’s return home affects the lives of those closest to her and puts her own life in danger. (Previously unpublished ebook - February 2012) Read full synopsis

TWO WOMEN TWO WARS - During World War 1, Eliot Palgrave meets delightful Daisy Dolman when his fellow officer, Guy, jilts her. He marries Daisy and hopes to write a great novel about the war. A story of tangled relationships with surprising twists and turns. (Previously unpublished ebook – February 2012) Read full synopsis

"an absolutely must read book" - Online Review

CARROWAY BLUES - Denis Ducane’s yearning for culture and for the daughter of a middle-class family. (Previously unpublished ebook – March 2012) Read full synopsis

SOME GREAT ENDEAVOUR - Set in the Edwardian period. A group of progressive young people seek to change an unjust society. (Previously unpublished ebook - April 2012) Read full synopsis

SPARROWS IN A TEMPEST - The sequel to Some Great Endeavour. The book is a moving story of a troubled love-affair during the First World War. (Previously unpublished ebook - May 2012) Read full synopsis

IN THE PALM HOUSE - Short-listed for the Whitbread First Novel Prize when first published in print. Set in the 1950s: a boy’s tragicomic relations with his family and with a big-brother Jesus Christ. (ebook edition to be published in 2012)

"In The Palm House is a fine debut; Mr Sullivan is a novelist to watch"
- Daily Telegraph

CHIEFLY ABOUT HOOKE - A ruefully comic account of self-deception. (ebook edition to be published in 2012)

"All would-be writers should read this funny, insightful and assured novel"
- Sunday Times

10 Apr 2012

Reviewer Comments

Here's a selection of reviewer comments. Some relate to three of Tony's titles that were originally published in print and which will be available as ebooks during 2012. We will also be adding online reviews from Tony's ever-growing readership now that his works are becoming increasing downloaded in electronic format.


IN THE PALM HOUSE


'In The Palm House is a fine debut; Mr Sullivan is a novelist to watch'  Daily Telegraph

'An astonishingly assured first novel; tender, funny, unshowy yet brilliantly sustained' Time Out

'Tony Sullivan has shown himself to be a writer of dazzling ability' Lancashire Life

IN THE PALM HOUSE will be published as an ebook in 2012 


CHIEFLY ABOUT HOOKE


'Sullivan employs a fine line in wry humour for this knowing story of the motivation of writers' Time Out

'This delightful novel is essentially about failure' Weekend Telegraph

'All would-be writers should read this funny, insightful and assured novel'  Sunday Times

CHIEFLY ABOUT HOOKE will be published as an ebook in 2012


MAD HANNAH RAFFERTY


'Hannah Rafferty's deftly written story will remain in the mind long after gaudier and more celebrated fiction has been forgotten' Sunday Times

'Coherent and original...full of fine things' New Statesman

'Funny and wise...the stylishness of Sullivan's writing carries the day' Independent on Sunday

MAD HANNAH RAFFERTY will be published as an ebook in spring 2012


CONVERSATIONS WITH JOAN OF ARC

'An absolutely amazing book' Online Review