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Andrew Cattanach on Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

War was always here. Before man was, war waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner – Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian.  What does a book do if not evoke feelings you didn’t know you had, bring them to the surface and make you examine them like an errant jigsaw piece? Before the brilliance of the Pulitzer Prize winning The Road, Cormac McCarthy shook the literatu... Read more

by | July 11, 2012

Caroline Overington : Five Fiction Favourites for 2011

Caroline Overington author of Matilda is Missing, I Came To Say Goodbye and Ghost Child reveals… The 5 best novels I read this year are… The Spare Room by Helen Garner Blurb: Helen lovingly prepares her spare room for her friend Nicola. She is coming to visit for three weeks, to receive treatment she believes will cure her cancer. From the moment Nicola staggers off the plane, gaunt and hoarse ... Read more

by | November 17, 2011