Search results for tag: Philip Pullman

Kate Forsyth, author of The Starkin Crown, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Kate Forsyth author of The Chronicles of Estelliana: The Starthorn Tree, The Wildkin’s Curse and now  The Starkin Crown Ten Terrifying Questions  ————————— 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in Sydney and raised on the... Read more

by | May 14, 2011

Finalists announced for The Man Booker International 2011

News from The Man Booker Prize website: Thirteen writers have made it on to the judges’ list of finalists under serious consideration for the fourth Man Booker International Prize, the £60,000 award which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction. The authors come from eight countries, five are published in translation and there are four women on the list. One writer has... Read more

by | March 30, 2011

BREAKING NEWS: Philip Pullman Possibly Pilloried

Philip Pullman’s latest literary offering – The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ – has caused a stir among religious zealots. Pullman told the Sunday Times – “Many refer to the title itself, for which there is clearly a passionate objection from some out there,” he said. “The letter writers essentially say that I am a wicked man, who deserves to be punished in hel... Read more

by | March 29, 2010