Eloquent and assured, after a slow start Such a Long Journey develops into a riveting narrative set in 1971 Bombay on the eve of the Indian-Pakistan war and the birth of an independent Bangladesh. 443 more words
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Booookermas time, mistletoe and wine,
(or biscuits and tea, if you’re me)
Happy Bookermas everyone! Right now Father Booker is looking at his short list, deciding whose publisher to reward with a spike in sales and author with an interview in the Guardian. 254 more words
Booker Prize-winning novelist Ben Okri is to visit the university for a special literary event.
The celebrated author will appear at the Logie lecture theatre on October 11, where he will read extracts from his Booker-winning book… 179 more words
In Hot Milk, Sofia, our narrator, has abandoned a doctorate in anthropology to care for her mother, Rose, whose legs are failing her. They are visiting a coastal area of southern Spain to attend a clinic run by a Doctor Gómez, their last-ditch attempt to discover the root of Rose’s condition. 222 more words