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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: Death Fugue by Sheng Keyi

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by Kit Gillet

    ... suppression of the idealistic young students and poets, the deaths of his friends and colleagues, Yuan abandons writing and retreats into the clinical world of surgery. At the same time he seeks solace in the arms of a multitude of young, attractive women. Once a year he heads out in search of his lost love, one of the protest's leaders who disappeared during its bloody conclusion. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: The Third Bullet, by Stephen Hunter

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by David Martindale

    ... David Martindale The Third Bullet by Stephen Hunter Simon & Schuster The gaping hole in most Kennedy assassination theories, Stephen Hunter says, is that the theorists, even those attached to the original Warren Commission, don't know the first thing about shooting, ballistics or angles. Hunter's action-packed new thriller puts his protagonist, Bob Lee Swagger, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: The Separation, by Dinah Jefferies

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by Tessa Chan

    ... that they have perished in a fire, yet is unable to fully accept their death until she sees proof. At the beginning of her travels, Lydia comes across a young, abandoned Malay boy, Maznan; she ends up ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Fiction: e- and audiobook reviews by James Kidd

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... with aplomb. My only reservation is the oddly plummy voice that he affects for Robinson's laser-sighted prose. Otherwise, another impeccable twister from Peter Robinson. The Shining by Stephen King (read by Campbell Scott) Hodder & Stoughton (audiobook)   Next month sees the publication of Dr Sleep, Stephen King's follow-up to his classic The Shining. A tale of an alcoholic ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: Children of Paradise, by Fred D'Aguiar

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by MCT

    ... Amy Driscoll Children of Paradise by Fred D'Aguiar HarperCollins 4 stars Amy Driscoll Through the eyes of a young girl and her mother plotting to escape, the story of the Jonestown massacre of 1978 takes on new dimensions in a surprising novel that contrasts a dreamlike style with the terrifying paranoia of the Guyana jungle compound where 909 Americans died ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    E-books/audiobooks review: fiction

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... the absurdly named Provost and his dead client. And even Laurence Olivier would struggle with lines like: "Dr Marconi finally gave his attractive young colleague a reluctant nod."   NOS4A2 by Joe Hill (read by Kate Mulgrew) Orion (e-book) Joe Hill's new novel describes an odd, nightmare world. Our heroine is a young girl, Vic McQueen, who owns what amounts to a magic bicycle. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: The Purity of Vengeance, by Jussi Adler-Olsen

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 04:14pm by Guy Haydon

    ... of a man found floating in a river. The detective knows this case only too well: the man was his uncle, and the young Morck was fishing with him only hours before the killing. Then a corpse is dug ... Morck and his team discover Nielsen was not the only person to have vanished at the same time. They also uncover shocking evidence pointing to the systematic and brutal treatment of a young ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: 'The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly', by Hwang Sun-mi

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 05:00pm by JOHN KANG

    ... John Kang The Hen Who Dreamed She  Could Fly by Hwang Sun-mi  (translated by Kim Chi-young) Penguin 4 stars John Kang A bestseller in South Korea with more than two million copies sold, ... night to free him. This episode reminds me of my mother. When I was young, my mother always got up late at night to check on me even though she worked full-time. She would change my ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: Redemption, by Jussi Adler-Olsen

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Guy Haydon

    ... and his small team, Department Q. In Redemption , one of two young brothers, locked in a remote boathouse, finds a small glass bottle. He stabs himself with a sliver of wood, writes a message ... boys and girls who had been abducted and were never seen again. A mystery man leaves his lonely wife and young baby at home to sit, hidden, among trees, watching a group of youngsters playing ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    E-books/audiobooks review: fiction

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Joyland by Stephen King Hard Case Crime/Hodder & Stoughton (e-book) Stephen King seems to be on a one-man mission to publish as many books, in as many different styles, ... with a fellow worker. Then it gets weird- this is Stephen King after all. Devin encounters a strange boy in a wheelchair who is supposed to be psychic. The ghost train seems haunted in a rather too ...




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