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  1. The Piano Teacher

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek Serpent's Tail $128 Pushing 40 and unmarried, Erika Kohut is ruthless with her piano students at the Vienna Conservatoire. She lives with her domineering mother, who wanted her to be a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484810/piano-teacher
  2. The Whole Story And Other Stories

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... The Whole Story And Other Stories by Ali Smith Hamish Hamilton $143 The oddest thing about Ali Smith's odd short stories is that they have such a wide appeal. Her characters are the sort of people - women usually - to whom no one pays attention: marg ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424300/whole-story-and-other-stories
  3. Frankenstein

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin Frankenstein by Dean Koontz and Kevin J. Anderson Bantam $62 In the mountains of Tibet, the enigmatic Deucalion lives among Buddhist monks. He is more than 200 years old and used to be the monster in a freak show. He would first sit with t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/491410/frankenstein
  4. Who Runs This Place?

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin Who Runs This Place? by Anthony Sampson John Murray $124 Since Anthony Sampson's Anatomy of Britain was published in 1962, Britain's power networks have been transformed. 'Revisiting some of the seats of power af ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488793/who-runs-place
  5. The Namesake

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri Mariner $90 Ashoke Ganguli and his arranged bride, Ashima, leave their families in Calcutta and emigrate to the US, and the plot follows 30 years of their lives there. Ashoke becomes a successful a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/482691/namesake
  6. The Master

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin The Master by Colm Toibin Picador $105 The Master is a fictional account of five years of Henry James' life when he moved from failed playwright to renowned novelist. It opens in 1895 in London, when James is in his 50s, a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/482696/master
  7. The Kaiser's Last Kiss

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin The Kaiser's Last Kiss by Alan Judd Harper Perennial $90 This fictionalised account of Kaiser Wilhelm's last years in Nazi-occupied Holland should appeal to fans of Robert Harris' Fatherland and the novels of Sebastian Faulk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/480835/kaisers-last-kiss
  8. My Name is Sei Shonagon

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin My Name is Sei Shonagon by Jan Blensdorf Vintage $101 The real Sei Shonagon lived a Pillow book of thoughts about her life in 10th-century Japan. Australian Jan Blensdorf's novel isn't about the historical figure, but ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479900/my-name-sei-shonagon
  9. My Nine Lives

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... with her middle-class German-Jewish parents. She studied literature at London University, married an Indian architect and moved to New Delhi. Jhabvala tweaks these experiences to explore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/496067/my-nine-lives

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