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Book Review: Skios by Michael Frayne

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Having written what may well be the finest and certainly the funniest theatrical farce of the last half of the 20th Century, Noises Off, Michael Frayne has now gone and done the same for the novel. Skios may not have the slamming doors, but even without them it is one absolutely hilarious farce. Certainly its basic premise is farfetched, if ... Read More »

Book Review: Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies now available in paperback. Read More »

Book Review: Snowdrops by A.D. Miller

British ex-pat finds romance and intrigue in decadent Russsia Read More »

Book Review: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The absolute control of Barnes' prose coupled with the philosophical power of his meditations has resulted in a book dense and powerful as it is readable. Read More »

How to Tackle Terrorism and Reduce Islamophobia Against Muslims in the West

The Booker Prize winner thinks criticisng Islam is not racist, but ignoring that the majority of terrorists are non-Muslim is Islamophobic. Read More »

Book Review: The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Follows the opportunistic rise of Belram from poverty in rural India to being a Bangalore taxi fleet owner. Read More »

Book Review: The Line Of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst

The Line Of Beauty is set in 1980s London. Successful people succeed, perhaps, pursuing riches, influence and each other. Read More »