Books by J.M. Ledgard

SUBMERGENCE by J.M. Ledgard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 16, 2013

"While the nonlinear structure is initially frustrating, there are enough brutal and beautiful moments to make this book absorbing."
The second novel by British author and political journalist Ledgard (Giraffe, 2006) is a tangle of rich imagery, philosophical nuggets and factual anecdotes. And yes, there is also a plot, but one that the book abandons and rejoins at will. Read full book review >
GIRAFFE by J.M. Ledgard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 21, 2006

"Elegant and carefully assembled, but hobbled by a persistent solemnity."
Based on actual events, Ledgard's somber first novel tells the story of a few dozen ill-fated giraffes brought from Africa into communist Czechoslovakia in 1973. Read full book review >