Author: Irvine Welsh ISBN: 9780224050036 Pages: 900 Description: Ended up thinking in Scottish for a week afterwards, with the way the books were written. I think that in itself was an interesting method of really allowing a reader to get into the head of the protagonist (or antagonist, in the case of Maribou). Trainspotting was done brilliantly by the film, and I feel it’s a shame I didn’t read it

Author: J.K. Rowling ISBN: 9780316228534 Pages: 503 Description: A BIG NOVEL ABOUT A SMALL TOWN … When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents,