Fiction

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THE APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA

The speaker is Death There was a merchant in Bagdad who sent his servant to market to buy provisions and in a little while the servant came back, white and trembling, and said, Master, just now when I was in the marketplace I was jostled by a woman in the crowd and when I turned … Continue reading

BOOK COUNT: WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

Title: WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KELVIN Author/ Year: Lionel Shriver/ 2004 Genre: Fiction BOOK SYNOPSIS In this gripping novel of motherhood gone awry, Lionel Shriver approaches the tragedy of a high-school massacre from the point of view of the killer’s mother.In letters written to the boy’s father, mother Eva probes the upbringing of this … Continue reading

ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION 2012

Madeline Miller has been declared 2012 Orange Prize winner for her debut novel, The Song of Achilles,