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  1. Presumed Guilty

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... but not for long. Bailed out by an anonymous guardian angel, she finds herself at the centre of a blackmail plot that ends up rather closer to home than she would wish. Presumed Guilty is enjoyable enough ...

  2. The Final Reckoning

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Final Reckoning by Sam Bourne HarperCollins, HK$112 Sam Bourne is the alter ego of journalist Jonathan Freedland, a fact that probably means nothing unless you are: A) a devotee of the Guardian newspaper or B) Freedland's jubilant bank manager. While his columns on world affairs are insightful and influential, Freedland/Bourne's best-selling thrillers ...

  3. Back to basic for Booker

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... written 'a number of rather fine' novels [a Guardian reviewer said it, not me!] it is a little galling to be considered an outsider.' Verdict: a fine novel, but an outsider. ...

  4. All bets are off

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Times called it 'profoundly moving'), not everyone has been so impressed: writing in The Guardian, former chairman John Sutherland nominated Sea of Poppies as a novel that might ...

  5. Land of Oz

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... The Guardian 'There are times when you are reminded what it means to be in the presence of genius... with Amos Oz you have to add wisdom and hope'- The Scotsman on A Tale of Love and Darkness ...

  6. Breakfast with epiphanies

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... The Guardian author's bookshelf A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh 'I love Evelyn Waugh. The part where the son dies is the best piece of writing I have ever seen. A wonderful book.' Anna ...

  7. One for the road

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... and shade by a writer who still cannot be challenged in the field he reinvented.'- The Guardian Author's bookshelf Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 'The books that I am drawn ...

  8. Sea of approval

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... as a journalist (he was for many years the literary editor of The Irish Times) or a novelist. In 1976, Doctor Copernicus won the James Tait Memorial Prize; in 1981, Kepler won The Guardian fiction prize; ...



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