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  1. A novel idea

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Victoria Burrows Anna Sui (Hardback) Anna Sui and Andrew Bolton Recommended by Page One This is the first book on Anna Sui and it is fully authorised. A luxe, illustrated retrospective, this book reveals the story behind Sui's rise to the top of the ...

  2. Novel idea

    Posted Sep 19th 2004, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Cookbook lovers should head to One Bookshop, the small shop tucked away in the corner of One Noodlebar (Level 3, One Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, tel: 2522 2246). The range is extensive: food magazines, books on wines and volume ...

  3. Henry VIII in his very own words

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... subject in her young adult novel VIII. But has she got anything new to say? VIII is an ambitious novel that makes Henry the storyteller of his own life. And what a story he has to tell. It has everything a modern reader wants in a novel: power, war, magic, passion, religion, suspense and destiny. Castor brilliantly unwraps a long and complex life into a 400-page novel that will appeal ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOK (1940)

    Rewind book: The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by OLLIE

    ... entitled The Lawless Roads that would provide the main source material for his novel, The Power and the Glory, two years later. Greene was interested in highlighting the brutal anti-clerical purges ... degrees of the same faults and the same virtues. Nobody exhibited this more than the novel's chief protagonist, the "whisky priest". Unnamed, he is a man on the run- from both ...

  5. Parson's daughter pens hit

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Written by John Millen 'I'm just going to write because I cannot help it'- Charlotte Bronte (1816-1854) A timeless tale Written in 1847, the classic Gothic novel Jane Eyre ... the recent version know anything about the woman who wrote the original novel? Let's go back to Victorian England to meet the clergyman's daughter who wrote one of the world's most ...

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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 ...

  7. Railsea

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Russell Railsea by China Mieville Pan MacMillan On the face of it, this is a maritime adventure novel- replete with evil pirates, treasure hunters and creatures of the deep. Except ... of discovery, searching for something beyond the immense, cold Railsea. The novel's narrator is somewhat irritating and unnecessary- the book's use of the ampersand and explanation ...

  8. Trying to put it into words

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to go back to this novel I'm writing.' It was set in New York, but New York- and indeed the world- had been altered forever. McInerney wasn't the first to consider ... of the world believed September 11 was the most horrifying event since the birth of the novel.' she says. Yet the question remains: how has fiction narrated the story of 9/11? More to the point, ...

  9. Never Let Me Go (Film)

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to fulfil. The film is adapted from the novel of the same name, a wonderfully crafted story by Kazuo Ishiguro. The book is considered one of the 100 best modern novels by Time magazine. And the story ...

  10. The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year by Sue Townsend (read by Caroline Quentin) Penguin (audiobook) So far, 2012 is already a big year for Sue Townsend. It is 30 years since she became an overnight success thanks to a charming but pompous teenager called Adrian Mole. She has chosen to mark the anniversary with a new novel, sans Mole, beautifully read by British comic ...




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