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BOOK REVIEW: The Fact of a Body

The Fact of a Body By Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich Out now from Macmillan £20 hardback; £16.99 eBook As a story, this is spellbinding. As a feat of engineering, it is a marvel that everyone who writes should study carefully. Comparisons abound. Here … Continue reading

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Binge Reading: Leonora Carrington

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington By Joanna Moorhead Out now from Virago Press, £20 hardcover Down Below  By Leonora Carrington Out 18 May from New York Review Books Classics £8.99 paperback The Hearing Trumpet By Leonora Carrington Exact Change Books … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEWS: Three for May

The Outside Lands By Hannah Kohler Out now from Picador; £12.99 hardcover Thank goodness Hannah Kohler ignored her MA advisor’s recommendation to shelve this novel, because it required research, and instead, concentrate on something closer to home, which she already … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: More Was Lost

More Was Lost: A Memoir By Eleanor Perenyi NYRB Classics, £10.99 paperback Imagine yourself at nineteen, falling into a fairy tale. The year is 1937. While travelling in Europe with your parents you meet a dazzling Hungarian Baron called Zsigmond … Continue reading

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