Books by Edward St. Aubyn

DUNBAR by Edward St. Aubyn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A superb, assured reminder that as flies to wanton boys are we to the gods—and that ain't good."
A brilliant reworking of William Shakespeare's King Lear for our day. Read full book review >
A CLUE TO THE EXIT by Edward St. Aubyn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Though with plenty of good moments, this ranks as lesser work by an author who's done much better."
If you can see the end coming from a long way off, do you rush toward it or head in the opposite direction? Therein lies a question to be wrestled with—and so St. Aubyn (On the Edge, 2014, etc.) does.Read full book review >
ON THE EDGE by Edward St. Aubyn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Diverting but minor early work from a major novelist."
A breezy, comic novel about New-Age pretensions by an author who has since become renowned for more substantial fiction. Read full book review >
LOST FOR WORDS by Edward St. Aubyn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2014

"Like a long Monty Python sketch."
And now for something completely different: a broad farce from a British novelist renowned for his literary subtlety and command of tone. Read full book review >
AT LAST by Edward St. Aubyn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"St. Aubyn tries for a Muriel Spark kind of black comedy but lacks her finesse."
A London funeral stirs up a lot of memories but few epiphanies in this British author's latest, which concludes a trilogy. Read full book review >
MOTHER’S MILK by Edward St. Aubyn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Entertaining, but the milk here is decidedly skim."
In this mordant British comedy, a father determined to protect his sons from the miseries of his own childhood inadvertently initiates new and different ordeals for his family. Read full book review >
SOME HOPE by Edward St. Aubyn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2003

"St. Aubyn's vaguely satanic British upper-class life is an unlikely blend of Henry James and Bret Easton Ellis."
British author St. Aubyn makes his American debut with a trio of novellas that fit together well in the story of a man's abusive father and the effects of a decadent upper class. Read full book review >