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BOOK REVIEW: As A God Might Be by Neil Griffiths

As A God Might Be is an excellent 300 page novel. Unfortunately it’s 650 pages long. What’s the obsession with long books? The assumption that because a novel has the heft to beat a kitten to death, it must have value? There’s beauty in restraint, in taking time to concentrate on the immediate, rather than

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BOOK REVIEW: The Tryst by Monique Roffey

  It is a truth universally acknowledged that bad writing is at its worst when it encounters sex. So entertaining is it that sex can be written so badly, an award is handed out annually to honour the worst sex scenes. Sex, in writing, is perhaps best left in the empty spaces and insinuations, or,

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BOOK REVIEW: UnAmerican Activities by James Miller

James Miller the author of acclaimed novels such as ‘Lost Boys’ and ‘Sunshine State’ brings us his next offering to gorge ourselves on until we are sick with delight, so prepare yourselves…go and put on your stretchy pants for the banquet that is laid before you in his latest novel ‘UnAmerican Activities’. ‘UnAmerican Activities’ could

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