Books by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

Jon Courtenay Grimwood was born in Malta and christened in the unturned bell of a ship. He grew up in the Far East, Britain and Scandinavia. Apart from writing novels he works for magazines and newspapers, including writing a monthly review column for the

THE FALLEN BLADE by Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Released: Jan. 27, 2011

"Pounce on this one."
Alternate-world fantasy from the talented and versatile author of End of the World Blues (2007), wherein Marco Polo's family founded the dynasty that rules Venice. Read full book review >
END OF THE WORLD BLUES by Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"Dizzying and fascinating."
A British veteran of the Iraq war with an extremely troubled past confronts apparently unknown enemies while plumbing the mystery of his ex-lover's suicide in this William Gibson-esque noir. Read full book review >
STAMPING BUTTERFLIES by Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Released: Sept. 5, 2006

"Brilliantly imaginative, moving with the crystalline precision of a Swiss watch, Grimwood's demanding accomplishment should be avoided by those who think the author should do all the work."
Alternate-realities puzzler that first appeared in the U.K. in 2004, from the author of Pashazade (2005). Read full book review >
PASHAZADE by Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Released: March 8, 2005

"In this first American installment of a trilogy published in England beginning in 2001, Grimwood (reMix, 1999, etc.) wraps gritty realism in layers of suspicion and suggestion (is Isk itself fantasy?), creating an antihero as unpredictable as Tom Ripley."
The murder of an imperious North African noblewoman upsets the marriage plans of her nephew, who becomes the prime suspect. Read full book review >