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  • Source type: Blog
  • On Teads since: 23/03/2010
  • Teads score: 0.0110002
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English

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Latest articles

  • Cornflower

    I am sorry to hear the news of the death of Margaret Forster today. As I said in this post about her last book My Life in Houses (which I strongly recommend), I have long admired her work, and she was a good, solid writer. Her husband Hunter Davies is reported as saying that she was never interested in publicity or money: "She had an agreement with her publisher not to do literary lunches or do...

    08/02/2016 - 19:11
  • Cornflower

    Just a quick link to point you in the direction of Eva's blog and podcast The Charm of It, should you not already know them. Eva is one of those people who make mere mortals like me feel inadequate: she reads several hundred books a year, she knits nineteen to the dozen, and she designs her own complicated (knitted) garments, to boot. In documenting her progress she is always an informed and...

  • Cornflower

    Lindsay's Hawdon's debut novel Jakob's Colours is a superb piece of work and a heart-rending one. It's out today in paperback and really does deserve a wide readership, for its quality and its subject matter. It deals with an overlooked aspect of twentieth century history, the persecution of Europe's Roma people which culminated in death camps and genocide, and it follows Jakob, a young...