Books by Patrick Gale

A PLACE CALLED WINTER by Patrick Gale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 28, 2015

"A bit plodding at times and the sexual angle feels almost old-hat, but Gale creates in Harry a complicated, ultimately sympathetic hero."
British novelist Gale (A Perfectly Good Man, 2012, etc.) creates a novel about his maternal great-grandfather, who left England at the start of the 20th century to farm in Canada.Read full book review >
ROUGH MUSIC by Patrick Gale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"If Oprah takes British writers, this is a shoo-in."
In his richly rewarding ninth novel, British author Gale (Tree Surgery for Beginners, 1994, etc.) leaves behind the comedy on which he's built a reputation to explore how secrets, betrayals, and missed connections come close to tearing a family apart. Read full book review >
SECRET LIVES by Patrick Gale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

"Nor are books, as Secret Lives proves: At arm's length, it's hodgepodge; up close, intricate patterns emerge."
Three novellas by three Brits reminding us that the most ordinary-seeming people may lead lives of private drama. Read full book review >
FACING THE TANK by Patrick Gale
Released: April 5, 1989

Another of Englishman Gale's densely populated comic novels, this one set in a cathedral town. Read full book review >