Author, Ali Land, to launch her debut novel in SA

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Author, Ali Land, to launch her debut novel in SA Ali Land, author of one of the most extraordinary, controversial and explosive literary debuts of 2017, with be launching her book Good Me Bad Me to Cape Town audiences in September. She will be participating in a number of events at the Open…

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Here’s a great read from Sophie Kinsella

'My Not So Perfect Life' y Sophie Kinsella

Here’s a great read from Sophie Kinsella Every now and then it’s okay to live out the box – do something you don’t often do, read something you don’t often read. I’ve never been much of a “chick lit” fan. But, as I embark on new journeys, I’ve decided to…

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Review: Good Me Bad Me

Good Me Bad Me

Review: Good Me Bad Me Wow. Not since reading Gone Girl have I been so sucked into a novel like I was when I read Good Me Bad Me, a debut novel by Ali Land. Annie has been through too much for a girl this young. Horror upon horror is…

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Book review: Sarie

Book review: Sarie Sarie leaves an indelibly refreshing mark on the South African literary landscape. I met author, Heinrich Böhmke, a while back to discuss his novel I find it fascinating how an idea for a story develops in a writer’s mind. In the case of Heinrich Böhmke’s Sarie, I was even…

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Book review: The Couple Next Door

There are only 10 lines on the last page of this book. But it is in those last 10 lines that the final shock is dealt. It comes unexpectedly and it pulls you almost violently out of a sense of complacency. Anne and Marco Conti are the dream couple –…

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On my desk

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (Headline) There is a world under the streets of London that no one knows of. Richard Mayhew is dragged into this world when he comes to the aid of a mysterious girl named Door. The bleeding girl is on the run from assassins and she comes…

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Book review: Different Class

This complex novel is in a class of its own Joanne Harris is probably best known for her Chocolat trilogy – the first novel of which was made into a film starring Johnny Depp. She has also written three cookbooks, Norse fantasies and historical fiction. To slot her into any…

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