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Darling and her friends live in a shanty called Paradise, which of course is no such thing. It isn't all bad, though. There's mischief and adventure, games of Find bin Laden, stealing guavas, singing Lady Gaga at the tops of their voices. They dream of the paradises of America, Dubai, Europe, where Madonna and Barack Obama and David Beckham live.Read full review
From the bestselling author of On The Map and Just My Type comes a wonderful journey through the history of letter writing and our relationship with the mail. From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of email, this book explores how we have written to each other over the centuries and what our letters reveal about our lives.Read full review
S by J J Abrams
A debut novel from the creator of Lost and Cloverfield. A young woman picks up a book left behind by a stranger. Inside it are his margin notes, which reveal a reader entranced by the story and by its mysterious author. She responds with notes of her own, leaving the book for the stranger, and so begins an unlikely conversation that plunges them both into the unknown.Read full review
The first, full-length authorised biography of one of the finest English novelists of the last century. Penelope Fitzgerald (1916-2000) novels were short, spare masterpieces, self-concealing, oblique and subtle. She won the Booker Prize for her novel Offshore in 1979, and her last work, The Blue Flower, was acclaimed as a work of genius.
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