Colm Tóibín

Letters to the Editor, October 20, 2012

New weight limit at Sheung Shui station. Photo: Nora Tam

Rethink flawed move to evict Montessori

My family has been anxious about recent developments relating to the International Montessori School ("Parents fight to halt school relocation", October 8).

Saturday, 20 October, 2012, 1:51am

Writers praise Mo Yan's Nobel win at Hong Kong literary festival

Colm Toibin talks at the International Literary Festival in Central. Photo: May Tse

News of Chinese writer Mo Yan’s acceptance of the Nobel Prize in Literature came as some of the world’s best authors were in the city for the Hong Kong International Literary Festival.

13 Oct 2012 - 12:15pm

Talking Points

Commemorations take place in Hong Kong and Indonesia to mark the 10th anniversary of the Bali bombings. Photo: AP

Remembering the Bali bombings

12 Oct 2012 - 1:59am

The Master

The Master

by Colm Toibin

Picador $232

4 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Style belies flimsy content

In Colm Toibin's novel, three generations of a dysfunctional family are reluctantly brought together, to face the death of their youngest member. Declan is in the final painful stages of Aids. Only now, as he nears the end, does he have the courage to tell his older sister and mother.

23 Oct 1999 - 12:00am