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The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Sorry (again) for the long gap between posts but rest assured, I’ve not been idle …

Last week, as well as Sunday’s gloriously sunny walking book club, when we discussed Ali Smith’s staggeringly brilliant… 1,007 more words

Reading

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler

Some books are hard to review without giving the game away. And this book is certainly one of them.

In some ways We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves… 400 more words

Culture

Review: The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

Oh boy, this is the book that caused such uproar among Ishiguro fans! Before you pick up this novel, please believe me when I say this is going to be nothing like any of his previous work. 598 more words

Reviews

'Bring Up the Bodies' by Hilary Mantel

The sequel to Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies is, thankfully, more of the same. It simply continues where the earlier novel left off. 796 more words

Literature

‘Wolf Hall’ by Hilary Mantel

A bold historical novel, Wolf Hall is one of those books that appears to get better not only from its rereading (which I have done three times) but also from simply thinking about it. 501 more words

Literature

Event Detail | Guardian Live: Man Booker International Prize readings | The Guardian Membership.

Guardian Live Man Booker International Prize Readings are on Sunday, 17th May 2015 at The British Library, for Guardian Members.

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