The Hours Before Dawn

Celia Fremlin

The Hours Before Dawn (1958) was Celia Fremlin's debut fiction, and won the Edgar Award for novel of the year from the Mystery Writers of America. Over time Fremlin ...

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Rediscover | Celia Fremlin

The Mistress of Psychological Suspense

Between now and March Faber Finds reissues all nineteen books by the Edgar Award-winner Celia Fremlin (1914-2009), who arguably never gained the readership she deserved but who left an indelible mark on later proponents of the genre. Her forté was the pyschological thriller set in domestic settings - a milieu we're all familar with. Find out more.

Rediscover | Tim Jeal

Eight Novels Now with New Prefaces

Tim Jeal is perhaps best-known these days for his very fine biographies of Great Victorians - the likes of Stanley and Livingstone. But he is also a very skilled novelist - even picking up a John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1975 for Cushing's Crusade. We're pleased to be able to offer all eight of Jeal's novels, each one with a new preface by the author. Find out more.

Featured in Finds | Alan Palmer

The Decline and Fall of the Ottoman Empire

Rageh Omaar's recent BBC2 series explored the legacy of the Ottomans - the world's last Islamic empire, which collapsed a century ago. But the Ottomans' influence extended into much of Europe, and even now, events from the past have an enormous bearing on significant world affairs. Now in Faber Finds, Alan Palmer's study of the region is essential reading.

The Editor's Blog

Follow Faber Finds books editor Richard T. Kelly as he highlights what's now available on-demand, linking books to events in the world at large - centenaries, anniversaries, TV tie-ins and so on. Click here for the Faber Finds Blog.

Get 20% Off All Faber Finds Books

Between now and the end of March you can get 20% off all Faber Finds titles. That's over 1,100 books to choose from, some reissued after years out of circulation. Recent additions to the list include books by Tony Parker, Brigid Brophy and Tim Jeal, and well-known gems from Patrick Hamilton and W. H. Auden.

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