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The Moonstone, by Wilkie Collins

T.S. Eliot described The Moonstone as ‘the first, the best, and the longest of all detective novels’ and it is hard to disagree with any of that. I read this book many years ago, but was able to enjoy it … Continue reading

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Bev’s Curious Answers.

My guest today is the young Welsh writer Beverley Jones, whose intriguing novel Telling Stories kept me up until late last night. (I’m heading straight back to it after this interview)  So let’s get started straight away. Bev, the narrator … Continue reading

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Domingo’s Angel – Jenny Twist

This is a beautiful book. It tells the story of an English girl, Angela, who comes to live in a remote Spanish village some years after the war. But it is not just her story, it is the story of … Continue reading

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Advice to a teenage boy

Once upon a time, many years ago, a teenage boy stood in the middle of his local bookshop, gazing around in awe at all the shiny, tempting new titles, and told himself, ‘One day, I’ll have read all of these. … Continue reading

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