British Literature

Rewind book: The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

Rewind book: The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

Religion, like sex, has always been a thorny subject to write about, especially for novelists keen to preserve their literary integrity and make a decent living.

Sunday, 21 October, 2012, 11:40am

Hilary Mantel does Booker double with 'Bring Up the Bodies'

Author Hilary Mantel is HK$625,000 richer for her award. Photo: AFP

British writer Hilary Mantel has won the prestigious Man Booker literary prize for a second time with her blood-soaked Tudor saga Bring Up the Bodies, which the head of the judging panel said had "rewritten the book" on historical fiction.

18 Oct 2012 - 3:37am


Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks (read by Peter Firth) Random House Audio (audiobook)

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?

Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson Knopf Canada (e-book)

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The Night Watch

The Night Watch by Sarah Waters (read by Juanita McMahon) Hachette (audiobook)

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro Faber & Faber HK$104

12 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

BOOK (1982)

When the Wind Blows by Raymond Briggs Hamish Hamilton

28 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

The Winter Ghosts

The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse Orion, HK$104

24 Oct 2010 - 12:00am


Transition by Iain Banks Little, Brown HK$104

12 Sep 2010 - 12:00am



by Kazuo Ishiguro

Faber and Faber


Clapping is an integral part of any performance, but knowing when to do so at a classical concert can be tricky if you are unfamiliar with the work. This can also be a problem for readers of Nocturnes.

12 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

The Enchantress of Florence

The Enchantress of Florence

by Salman Rushdie

Vintage, HK$108

1 Feb 2009 - 12:00am



by Kate Mosse

Orion HK$128

25 May 2008 - 12:00am

Something to Tell You

Something to Tell You

by Hanif Kureishi

Faber & Faber, HK$272

4 May 2008 - 12:00am



by Owen Sheers

Faber and Faber, HK$208

2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Human Traces

Human Traces

by Sebastian Faulks

Vintage, HK$128

4 Feb 2007 - 12:00am