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Review: ‘The Casual Vacancy’ by J K Rowling

Set in the fictional West Country village of Pagford, The Casual Vacancy is a darkly comic drama which explores the repercussions of the death of a divisive Parish Councillor. The plot centers on the resulting re-election and on the machinations … Continue reading

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An interview with David Mitchell

Copyright (C) Dom Turner 2012 I was fortunate enough to spend a little over half and hour with David Mitchell before his appearance in the Ivor Crewe in order to ask him a few questions about his new book and … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

“… Without a doubt, the most beautifully written novel of all time,” the mini-review placard in the Colchester branch of Waterstones promised of The Great Gatsby when I went in the other day to find something to read. Hysterical hyperbole, … Continue reading

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