Month: January 2011

Back Booker 2002

A kind of seriousness abounded in the shortlisters this year and this brought about some heartfelt stories. Family Matters and Dirt Music are epic novels that drag the reader in to the lives of the characters. The Story of Lucy Gault and Unless are human stories…

2011 – Thematic Construction

The best characters exist within the construct of firm guidelines, and life-changing literature becomes so because of the meaning which permeates every turn of events. It is these sturdy but often subtle parametres which define our love of books. With this is mind we have opted…