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An unexpected thing happened to me in Margate when I visited Dreamland last December, the wonderfully restored amusement park on the seafront. I met secret-squirrel Guardian food journalist… 1,539 more words

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The Lifeboat

By Charlotte Rogan

Long-listed for the Guardian First Book Award 2012 

The Lifeboat is the debut from Charlotte Rogan. Set in 1914, it tells the story of newly wed Grace Winter. 457 more words

Book Review

How to Read Poems Properly

Most of my friends are poets. I’ll rephrase this because it sounds terribly pretentious. If you did a kind of job census on the people who I spend most of my time with I’m pretty sure I’d end up with more poetry writing associates than teachers, lawyers, doctors etc. 1,292 more words

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An Update on My Reading Goal: The Lifeboat

The most recent book I finished from this list published by the Huffington Post is The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan.

(Image from amazon.com)

The book is about Grace, a young woman stranded on a lifeboat with 30 other people following a shipwreck in the early 1900s that the author makes sure to inform us is  259 more words


One From the Archive: 'The Lifeboat' by Charlotte Rogan ****

First published in March 2012.

The prologue of The Lifeboat opens with the character of Grace Winter who has spent the previous two weeks in prison pending trial. 851 more words

BOOK REVIEW: The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

You would think after Moby Dick I would be avoiding books set at sea but our latest book club assignment had me right back in the ocean. 452 more words


Joe Wright Set to Direct The Lifeboat, starring Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway isn’t only signing up for legal nightmares. She’s also set to star in the indie kammerspiel film The Lifeboat.

But this isn’t the news this time around. 127 more words