Book Reviews

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Philip Chatting

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Our Author of the Week is Hong Kong resident, Philip Chatting, who published his debut novel Harbour Views in May this year.  Tell us a bit about yourself Ever since leaving home 45 years ago I’ve been fascinated by the distinctions of people and cultures. I’ve lived and worked in…

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Stephen R A’Barrow

Stephen R A’Barrow

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As many across the world are gearing up to spend the next few weeks glued to their TV sets, yelling and screaming as if they know best, we felt that we too should get into the World Cup spirit with this weeks Author of the Week.  Stephen R A’Barrow’s book Brazil: The…

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Anthony Stancomb

Anthony Stancomb

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For our Author of the Week series this week we are privileged to introduce you to Anthony Stancomb.  His novel Under A Croatian Sun, a personal account of leaving the grey skies of the UK behind for a sunnier, more relaxed life on a Croatian Island, is being published on the 5th June…

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Michael Huxley

Michael Huxley

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This week for our Author of the Week series we have been privileged to interview fellow travel blogger and author, Michael Huxley.  As an accomplished writer of both travel guides and a novel Michael’s hard work and determination has led to the development of a strong personal brand. Tell us a…

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Shelby K. Morrison

Shelby K. Morrison

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Our Author of the Week series kicks off this week, and for our first interview Shelby K. Morrison offered to be our guinea pig, putting herself under the spotlight.  So a massive thank you to Shelby for agreeing to start our series off.  Her debut novel Shattered, a psychological thriller, was published…

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The Silent Wife (A.S.A Harrison)

The Silent Wife (A.S.A Harrison)

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Star Rating: **** Pages: 372 First Published by Headline Publishing Group in 2013 Quiet, reserved, submissive to the life she has adopted as her own – are these all characteristics that lead to murder? This novel is written from the perspective of two people:  the unofficial wife, Jodi, a Psychologist…

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The Luminaries (Eleanor Catton)

The Luminaries (Eleanor Catton)

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  My Star Rating: ***** Pages: 832 First Published in 2013 & winner of The Man Booker Prize Eleanor Catton has achieved a masterpiece at just 28 years of age: this will be a ‘classic’ of the future, destined to appear on English Literature reading lists in Universities everywhere. Born…

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