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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    E-books/audiobooks: fiction

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by James Kidd

    ... to form. So is it? On the whole, the answer is yes. Our narrator, Jamie Morton, is a typically Kingly everyman, whose happy childhood dissolves into an adult life of drugs, drugs ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Irvine Welsh is still examining the ways we seek comfort in the face of our own mortality

    Posted May 25th 2014, 02:09pm by James Kidd

    ... to be. So we embrace all these mad, obsessive-compulsive disorders. You can have damaging ones like drug addiction or more ambiguous ones like addiction to extreme fitness. They all distract us ...

  3. Dead Until Dark, Living Dead in Dallas, Club Dead, Dead to the World

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... seems likely, but no matter. In the next eight novels Sookie encounters netherworld beings in this odd, allegorical soap opera of contemporary America: Harris nibbles at sex, drugs, love, ...

  4. Devil May Care

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... is also typical Fleming: an Anglophobe with pretensions to rule the world. Throw in gorgeous twins (the Papavas), unrest across the Middle East, an extensive drug operation and some blunt prose ...

  5. The Evil Seed

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... or at least horror. Our heroine is Alice, who no sooner moons about ex-boyfriend Joe than he appears with sexy new girlfriend Ginny. Generous to a fault, Alice tells Joe that Ginny is a drug addict. ...

  6. Critical

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... wants a belly-button ring. 'I mean, you let me pierce my ears,' Michelle wails. Then, disaster. Drug-resistant bacteria not only kill several of Angela's patients, they also cause ...

  7. The Resurrectionist

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... into Lucan's clutches, committing murder and becoming a drug addict. The second part of the novel sees Swift attempt a resurrection of his own, in Australia. Suffice to say, his dark past comes back ...

  8. Fallen Angel

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... and white moral universe, where salt-of-the-earth strugglers (single mothers, battered women, abused children) encounter terrifying psychopaths (bent coppers, drug-fuelled mobsters, ambitious ...

  9. Full Marks

    Posted Nov 26th 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Howard Marks once supplied 10 per cent of the world's dope. James Kidd talks to Seoor Nice about drugs, death, pirates and being a grandfather HOWARD MARKS has been many things in his time: a Welshman born and bred; a scientist at Oxford University; a drug smuggler who moonlighted briefly for the British secret service. During the 1970s and 80s, he was a drugs baron ...

  10. Fields of dreams

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... says. 'The opium trade was perhaps the largest single trade of the 19th century. The whole of modern capitalism was built on drugs. The most important banks of today's era were ... help to India in the present: much of Sea of Poppies resonates with present concerns and issues, whether it is the drug trade or relations between east and west. 'It is something we have ...




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