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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Madcap intensity drives satire of disconnected modern world

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by BRON

    ... of novels that enthral, terrify and mesmerise from the get-go. May We Be Forgiven, her sixth novel and her first in six years, begins with an unnamed narrator proffering his recipe for disaster. He ... Silver, 17 pages into this 480-page novel, he has already slept with his long-suffering sister-in-law and George has been carried off to a mental institution after bludgeoning Jane to near death ...

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    Another toothsome morsel from McEwan

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by JAMES

    ... Sweet Tooth Ian McEwan's latest work seems to have all the ingredients that have madehis previous novels riveting reads.James Kidd takes the bait The spy who loved Ian McEwan's 12th novel, Sweet Tooth, sometimes feels almost like a parody of a novel by Ian McEwan. Set in England at the start of the 1970s, the story is characteristically neither here (the multi-colour ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    China's portrayal in Hollywood is far removed from negative stereotypes of old

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... humankind from extinction. Lasse Hallstrom's adaptation of the Paul Torday novel Salmon Fishing in the Yemen features four hydroelectric engineers passing on their Three Gorges Dam expertise ... of Don DeLillo's 2003 novel Cosmopolis, which is released here on Thursday, Robert Pattinson's financial whiz-kid protagonist talks about his on-going (and losing) manoeuvres as he ...



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