Helen Elliott

Helen Elliott
Helen Elliott is a literary journalist and writer.

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‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood


The Booker Prize–winning sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is an exhilarating thriller from the “wiliest writer alive”

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‘The Weekend’ by Charlotte Wood


The Stella Prize–winner returns with a stylish character study of women surprised by age

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‘The Godmother’ by Hannelore Cayre


A sardonic French bestseller about a godmother, in the organised crime sense of the word

Cover of ‘The White Girl’ by Tony Birch

‘The White Girl’ by Tony Birch


An emotionally eloquent novel about the necessary inheritance of strength in Indigenous women

Cover image of ‘The Other Americans’ by Laila Lalami

‘The Other Americans’ by Laila Lalami


An accidental death in a tale of immigrant generations highlights fractures in the promise of America

Cover image of 'Animalia' by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

‘Animalia’ by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo


The French author delivers a pastoral that turns on human cruelty

‘Room for a Stranger’ by Melanie Cheng


The medico-writer delivers a novel driven less by storyline than accumulated observation

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‘Islands’ by Peggy Frew


The bestselling author delivers a nuanced examination of family tragedy

‘Zebra and Other Stories’ by Debra Adelaide


Difficult-to-grasp characters populate this new collection