Introducing: CRY, MOTHER SPAIN by Lydie Salvayre

    Ahead of its publication on Thursday, we are delighted to give you an advance preview of Lydie Savayre’s Goncourt-winning masterpiece, Cry, Mother Spain, translated by Ben Faccini:   Aged fifteen, as Franco’s forces begin their murderous purges and cities across Spain rise up against the old order, Montse has never heard the word fascista before. In any case, the villagers say facha (the ch is a real Spanish …

Continue reading

Three nominations for CWA Daggers

The CWA announced the first set of shortlists for its prestigious Dagger awards over the weekend, and we’re thrilled to announce that MacLehose Press received three nominations. In the International Dagger Alex by Pierre Lemaitre was shortlisted. The judges commented: “Using narrations from several points of view, Lemaitre begins with the urgent pursuit of a kidnapped and tortured young woman, only to unfold a nightmare of serial crimes which make …

Continue reading