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  1. Business - Money - THE INTERVIEW

    Interview: Allianz boss Elizabeth Corley who also pens crime novels

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... pens crime novels Elizabeth Corley is not your typical chief executive, at least in her choice of hobby. Forget golf, the global chief executive of German fund house Allianz Global Investors has a passion for crime novels- she's written four of them. The 56-year-old has managed to cram in time to pen the thrillers amid the constant international travel and demands of running ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    JK Rowling's secret is out: Harry Potter author writes crime novel under pseudonym

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 07:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London JK Rowling, the British author of the best-selling Harry Potter books, was forced to reveal on Sunday that she had published a critically acclaimed crime novel under a pseudonym. The mother of three was unveiled by the Sunday Times newspaper as the writer of The Cuckoo’s Calling, a debut novel about a private detective who investigates a model’s ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Crime novel turns bestseller after JK Rowling revealed as author

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 08:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London A detective novel secretly written by JK Rowling surged to the top of bestseller lists on Monday after the true identity of the author was revealed, embarrassing some ... The Cuckoo’s Calling, only to see her cover blown at the weekend by a Sunday newspaper. The novel had only sold 1,500 hardback copies since being published in April. But by Monday it had raced ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Author dials up the horror in new novel

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:28am by GDN

    ... by Lauren Beukes HarperCollins 4 stars The distinction between genre and literary novels is increasingly a matter of marketing rather than critical inquiry. John Banville moonlights in crime as Benjamin Black, Jonathan Lethem uses aliens to explore humanity in Girl in Landscape, just as Nnedi Okorafor does in her sci-fi novel Lagoon. Percival Everett has given us a multicultural western ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Novel explores lives of Beijing's unnoticed street hawkers

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

    ... Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore In Xu Zechen's vibrant novel, the weather is yet another powerful obstacle in the lives of the capital's overlooked and embattled underclass, writes ... is as bleak and inhospitable as life inside. Storms, and the suffocating Beijing dust, appear time and again in Running Through Beijing, Xu Zechen's frenetic and beguiling novel about life ...

  6. An Evil Eye

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... is the protagonist of his novels with Venice getting a supporting role in The Bellini Card. His Constantinople is the capital of an Ottoman empire struggling to reform itself to meet the threat of Russia ... And the use of black magic does not move events convincingly. Goodwin seems to have attempted to cash in too quickly on his deserved success. He promises a fifth series novel but should take his time ...

  7. Revelation

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Revelation by C.J. Sansom Macmillan HK$114 C.J. Sansom is the new big name in the surprisingly overcrowded world of historical thrillers. Doors were opened by his stand-alone best-seller, Winter in Madrid, but it is his mysteries set during the ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Unlikely protest leader taking a novel approach

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:20am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Unlikely protest leader taking a novel approach When literature lover Alex Chow Yong-kang arrived at the University of Hong Kong to study arts three years ago, ... from his love of novels- especially those of prominent writer Liu Yichang, who inspired a Wong Kar-wai film. "One of Liu's novels was about the 1967 riots," said the 24-year-old ...

  9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (read by Simon Vance) Random House (audiobook) Has there ever been a literary phenomenon quite like Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy? This epic story of an investigative journalist and dam ...

  10. Larsson's anti-heroine an unlikely high-street fashion muse

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com We find style inspiration in the unlikeliest of places. At 16, with little success and to my parents' dismay, I dyed my hair partly bright pink. I wanted to look like Marilyn Manson on the cover of his Mechanical Animal ...




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