Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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Books of the year

Books of the year

Three illustrations to accompany the annual end of year review of books in the Guardian Review. Writers and Critics recommend the books that have most impressed them this year. The illustrations reference the joy of receiving a good book as a present and how engrossing brilliant fiction can be.