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Pitch Perfect

[This article appeared in Historical Novels Review, issue 86, November 2018, 8-9] “The whole-life novel is a small genre with very eclectic exemplars.” William Boyd, a multi-genre, multi-award-winning author, has made it something of a trademark, having now written five. … Continue reading

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A SUPREME MASTER: Michael Ondaatje’s new novel, Warlight

Michael Ondaatje needs little introduction. Born in Sri Lanka and partly educated in London before emigrating as a teenager in the early 1960s to Canada, where he still lives, he is a writer of international calibre whose works are widely … Continue reading

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