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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MR. SHANGKONG

    Old Shanghai legacy guardian to be remembered for her writing

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 05:18pm by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Shanghai literary icon Cheng Naishan, 67, dies Cheng Naishan, widely considered an icon of Shanghai literature who enjoyed close personal ties with Hong Kong, died on Monday morning in hospital after a long battle with leu ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Reasons to persevere with seemingly impenetrable 'great' works

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of flawed thinking. If we persist in reading complicated books for something more than their plot, Landy has at least given us a series of thoughtful and persuasive reasons for doing so. Guardian ...

  3. Presumed Guilty

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... but not for long. Bailed out by an anonymous guardian angel, she finds herself at the centre of a blackmail plot that ends up rather closer to home than she would wish. Presumed Guilty is enjoyable enough ...

  4. BOOK (1988)

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is protected by a mysterious guardian angel who, it turns out, can travel into the future using a time machine. Into the story come Nazis, Winston Churchill, an alcoholic and inept doctor mourning ...

  5. Celsius 7/7

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Telegraph), 'a surreal screed, a perfervid pamphlet' (The Guardian), and 'provocative and convincing... [but] the opposite danger, or moral absolutism, is tantamount to that which we ...

  6. Unspeak- Words are Weapons

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... an appearance of solidity to pure wind'. He introduced the world to 'Newspeak' in Nineteen Eighty-Four. Steven Poole, a book reviewer for The Guardian, acknowledges Orwell early ...

  7. Robert Louis Stevenson- A Biography

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... University Press in 1993-94. She adds few details to a life covered by more than 50 biographers, but instead 'allows Stevenson to bring himself to life', says The Guardian. Stevenson ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - WORKING MOTHER

    Life in the line of fire

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Frances Harrison

    ... sometimes feels should belong to him. When I explain their stories, he understands why I want to help them. These sacrifices are nothing compared with those of some people I've met. Guardian ...

  9. Shocking discovery awaits

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Troubled 14-year-old orphan Matt is sent to live with a guardian who is behind a sinister plan to unleash a mysterious evil force, writes John Millen Gates are usually put in place keep ... trick up his sleeve. When Matt meets Mrs Deverill, his new guardian, Raven's Gate takes a turn down a very sinister path. Mrs Deverill is a villain from hell. She casually kills an innocent ...

  10. Trying to put it into words

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their experiences of the event. Ian McEwan published two extraordinary articles in The Guardian (September 12 and 15). McEwan writes with pathos about the last phone calls between loved ones, ...




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