Monthly Archives: November 2012

Stephen King: Five of my favorites from the master of horror

Film adaptations of Stephen King’s work are some of the most loved horror and thriller titles to ever grace our screens. However, what surprises me is how many people claim Carrie, It or Pet Sematary as amongst their favourite horror films but have never … Continue reading

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14th November

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Grimm Tales for young and old by Philip Pullman

The new English version of the Grimm Tales by Philip Pullman has arrived just on time to make it in any book lovers’ and fairytale lovers’ Christmas list. The writer is famous for his economic and clear narrative style as … Continue reading

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6th November 2012

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Chinese Author Mo Yan Wins Nobel Prize

The 109th recipient of the Nobel prize in literature was announced on 11 October. His name is Mo Yan, aged 57 at the time of the announcement, and he is the first Chinese citizen to receive the award. Mo Yan, … Continue reading

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Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

“I once had a girl or should I say, she had me once…/ She showed me her room, isn’t it good, Norwegian wood?” (Norwegian Wood, The Beatles) When Toru Watanabe hears these lyrics by The Beatles on a plane to … Continue reading

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