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Man Booker 2014 longlist announced – and there are a few surprises

The 13 novels longlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize have just been announced. As expected, the new rules mean

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After the Banquet by Yukio Mishima: Review

Yukio Mishima’s 1960 novel After the Banquet was a new venture for me into the unknown territory of Japanese literature.  With

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Review

Mohsin Hamid’s novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist is one of those books that end in such an ambiguous and unresolved way

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The View from Here: Books from India

Welcome to India, the next country in the View from Here series on literature from around the world. We’re going

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