Unique and unusual books for the discerning reader
Established in 2012, Titania Publishing is an independent publisher specialising in bringing books neglected by mainstream publishers to the attention of readers who are looking for something out of the ordinary. The books featured here cover a range of genres including literary fiction and non-fiction, but what they all have in common is that they are challenging and thought provoking.
A Fairytale for Grownups….
A compelling fantasy concerning four children (now fully-grown) who stumble upon the threshold to a magical domain. Delightfully old-fashioned, the action shifts between Britain in the 1950s where the children are at boarding school and the year 2000. As a “fairy-tale for grownups” the book may be read on two levels, either as an imaginative fantasy or as a satirical commentary on contemporary Britain. Narnia with a difference!
We Wove a Web in Childhood
The Brontes at Home
Much of the existing literature about the Brontes tends to focus on the sisters, but Ruth Thomas has succeeded in bringing each family member to life, including their brilliant and volatile brother Branwell and their scholarly father: the claustrophobic atmosphere at Haworth parsonage is skilfully evoked, with biographical material cleverly juxtaposed with vividly imagined episodes.
I Just Kept Walking
20 Years Homeless
The true and harrowing story of a woman who has survived over 20 years of homelessness in the United States. The author’s sister says in her Foreword: “This is the tragic story of my own sister now in her 50s, and whom I am desperately trying to persuade to come home… to my knowledge no person who has been living on the streets for this length of time has been articulate enough to write about the experience, and her journal stands as a testimony of one woman’s resilience and her survival tactics in the face of almost insuperable odds.”
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