As quick as a flash

'Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards. They are quick to anger'

J R R Tolkien (1892-1973), novelist

A quick question

Wednesday, 13 June, 2012, 12:00am

The Return Journey

The Return Journey by Maeve Binchy Orion, HK$104

27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

The Book of Unholy Mischief

The Book of Unholy Mischief by Elle Newmark Black Swan HK$114

10 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Making sense of history

The play Tian Gong Kai Wu: A Practical Guide to Imaginary Inventions, is about Hong Kong, spanning three generations of a family and examining the everyday objects that enter and leave their lives.

The play is adapted from the novel of the same name by Dung Kai-cheung and directed by Chan Ping-chiu. Dung and Chan both worked on the script.

31 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Essence of beauty

Hong Kong's elite in search of a beautiful life started their quest at the Helena Rubinstein Prodigy Essence dinner at Plateau at the Grand Hyatt.

During the dinner, many of the normally sophisticated socialites regressed into giggling teenagers as muscular male models turned out in force to help the ladies sample the products.

9 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Tryst with a twist in tale of two cities

THE LONG NIGHT OF THE WHITE CHICKENS By Francisco Goldman (Faber, $68) THE first thing that has to be said about Francisco Goldman's debut as a novelist is that his book's 450 pages have been printed in one of those tiny, obviously economical typefaces much loved by publishers of modern paperbacks. But readers with perseverance will find this an entertaining novel.

28 Aug 1993 - 12:00am