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  1. Christine Loh turns editor for Sars critique

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... is a 'calendar of events', detailing the 104-day battle to control the pneumonia-like infection caused by a coronavirus never before seen in humans. Coronaviruses usually cause mild colds, ... correspondent for the now-defunct Asiaweek magazine. The tome will be released more than a year ahead of another account on Sars, styled as a non-fiction novel, by Time Asia editor Karl Taro Greenfeld, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Review: Katherine Roberts' novel 'Sword of Light'

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... feature film, and numerous children's novels have used King Arthur as their central character. Could there be anything new to squeeze out of the thrilling but well-worn tale of the gallant king, his realm Camelot and his chivalrous band of knights in armour? Author Katherine Roberts thinks so. She has been fascinated by Arthurian stories since she was little, and in her novel ...

  3. Fast and furious novel keeps the believable thrills coming

    Posted Apr 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a new series of youth fiction roller-coaster conspiracy thrillers. If the next stories are as gripping, original and fast-moving, he will have a massive hit on his hands. Here is a novel ... wants to get his readers' adrenalin flowing as if they were watching a no-hold-barred action movie, and this is exactly what this fast and furious novel delivers. But unlike many movies ...

  4. The Rum Diary: A Novel

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd The Rum Diary: A Novel by Hunter S. Thompson Bloomsbury (e-book) Hunter S. Thompson wrote The Rum Diary during the early 1960s- before he invented gonzo journalism and penned ... and I' Robinson and Johnny Depp. A rare novel in a body of work that fused fiction, fact and hallucinatory first-person reportage, The Rum Diary sounds eerily like classic Hunter. A freelance ...

  5. Sinister story is one novel you won't want to read at night

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but this type of novel is difficult to manage because the author cannot put a foot wrong in tightening up the suspense as the story unfolds. One false move, and the reader is lost. Tim Bowler ... it is all over. Aimed at older teenage readers, this will also enthral any adult who enjoys this sort of novel. The story begins right in the middle of an uneasy situation; Bowler doesn't waste ...

  6. Zhou Xun joins Tom Hanks for screen adaptation of best-selling novel

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen The award-winning mainland actress and Hong Kong resident Zhou Xun is finally taking it to the international stage. News has just came in that the elfin beauty will join the already heavyweight cast of the film adaptation of British author David Mitchell's novel Cloud Atlas. The 2004 book presents six interlocking stories that span the 19th century ...

  7. Macbeth: A Novel

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd Macbeth: A Novel by David Hewson and A.J. Hartley (read by Alan Cumming) Audible (audiobook) 'Anyone who follows the publishing industry knows we live in changing ... no actor dare mention. The pair produced a novel as an audiobook- read with Scottish gusto by Alan Cumming (respected for his stage work and appeared in the X-Men and Spy Kids franchises). ...

  8. The novel hits back

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... King of the Badgers by Philip Hensher HarperCollins HK$195 What future for the novel in the 21st century? We hadn't even celebrated the millennium before critics were announcing its ... will the novel itself respond to the 21st century, rather than vice versa? Can e-mail, text messaging and internet social networking have the same impact that Gutenberg's printing press did more ...

  9. Novel proposals

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tracey Furniss Screen debut After dating his girlfriend, Lemon, for seven years, 29-year-old graphic designer Chow Kwok-wang wanted to 'pop the question' and ask her to marry him. 'I was worried she might be bored of me after seven years of ...

  10. Novel ways

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... adaptation of his third novel, The Remains of the Day, to his collaboration with Guy Maddin on the wonderfully eccentric The Saddest Music of the World, his film experiences have been unusually positive. Fast forward to London's Soho Hotel, where Ishiguro has arrived for a press day for Mark Romanek's film adaptation of his 2005 novel Never Let Me Go, alongside its trio of hot ...




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