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'The Bone Clocks' by David Mitchell

It’s been a while since I’ve felt strongly enough about a novel to say this, but here it is: this was a ‘wow’ book. I mean one of those ‘still thinking about it after I’ve put it away, willing to miss my stop on the streetcar’ kind of books that I just didn’t want to stop reading. 864 more words


Dreams of Dragon Strikes Three Year Deal With China Film Group

HONG KONG — Chinese production house Dreams Of Dragon Pictures has signed a three year deal with China Film Company, part of state-owned giant China Film Group. 132 more words


The Lion and the Lobster (and Other Tales)

Well, it’s the end of exams and we’ve traded in getting up at the crack of dawn to reserve a library seat for reserving a sun-lounger in the Moroccan sunshine. 1,220 more words


Finding Inspiration

Someone recently told me that everything you learnt about writing is in your five favourite novels. I don’t necessarily agree with this – my favourite novels change so frequently that it’s hard to keep track of them. 1,404 more words


“The Bone Clocks” by David Mitchell

Since being cherry-picked as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists in 2003, David Mitchell has steadily risen to become one of the most revered authors in the UK and indeed the world. 1,380 more words


Favourite films - Cloud Atlas

I was prompted to dust this off after hearing Hugh Grant interviewed by Simon Mayo on the BBC’s ‘flagship film programme’ Wittertainment. The actor was promoting The Rewrite, the latest in a long line of romantic comedies that have traded upon his charming, stuttering, upper class screen persona without stretching him as an actor. 1,191 more words


Album review: Cloud Atlas | Beyond The Vale

Artist: Cloud Atlas
Album: Beyond The Vale
Our Verdict: 8/10
Release date: Out now
Find it at: cloudatlas.org.uk
Review by: Graeme Blackwell

“Beyond The Vale… is a living, vital and dynamic delight from beginning to end.” 953 more words

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