Nov/Dec comps


AL Kennedy’s latest, The Little Snake, is a magical fable about a young girl called Mary and a shining golden snake called Lammo. If you’d like to win a copy, all you have to do is tell us which of Kennedy’s books won Costa Book of the Year.

Those nice people at Jonathan Cape have only gone and reissued Martin Amis’ seminal Invasion of the Space Invaders , “a compulsive gamer’s guide to arcades and beating your younger self’s high score”. To win a copy, tell us who wrote the intro to the book…

Notes from the Fog is Ben Marcus’ second collection of short stories – and our Val is busy crafting a review which will appear on these shores very, very soon. To be in with a chance of bagging a copy, all you have to do is tell us the title of the first story in Marcus’ first collection of stories.

A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley is considered “a lost literary masterpiece of black 1960s America“. If you’d like to find out what all the fuss is about, and earn yourself the opportunity to win a copy, tell us what word Kelley allegedly coined that is now being used by all your hippest friends…

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Ahead of the release of Strange Tombs in April 2019, we’ve been gifted with a trio of books by Syd Moore – Strange Sight, Strange Magic & Strange Fascination. You want to get up to speed with all things Syd Moore, you just tell us where Syd calls home.

The companion piece to his book Mythos, Stephen Fry’s Heroes sets out to tell the stories of Jason, Oedipus, Atalanta and all the rest of them in Fry’s inimitable style. To win a copy, tell us the name of Fry’s character in Blackadder


Send your answers to Deadline is 31 December 2018. Good luck!