Chester Literature Festival: Paul Dowswell
It is about East Germany in the Cold War and sounded so interesting I bought a copy (ostensibly for my sons, but I think I shall be reading it first). I also bought Paul's Ausländer which has been hugely acclaimed - and shortlisted for just about every prize (for young adult fiction) going.
Bloomsbury have done a fine job of the covers. In artificial light they sparkle most impressively