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You Left Early review: Sobering tale of troubled talent

Posted: August 4, 2018 at 10:23 pm   /   Books

LOUISA YOUNG was 17 when she first laid eyes on Robert Lockhart and for her it was love at first sight. But that love was to be sorely tested over the decades as Robert succumbed to a devastating, near-fatal alcohol addiction. In this memoir of their relationship, she documents its erratic highs, appalling lows and […]

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Book review: Laughter and tears as flying ace picks up the post-war pieces

Posted: August 4, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Books

The latest novel from Louis de Bernières, author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, is in effect a sequel to 2015’s The Dust That Falls From Dreams, with the same cast of both attractive and maddening characters. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Book review: Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 10:26 pm   /   Books

A few days ago, I came across an intriguing piece of research on sea lion behaviour. The animal was given the choice between two plates of food, one with five fish, the other only two fish. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Cerys Matthews: My six best books

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Books

CERYS MATTHEWS, 49, was lead singer of Welsh indie band Catatonia whose hits include Mulder And Scully and Road Rage. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Red Chillies For Luck, a short story by Fanny Blake

Posted: August 2, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Books

The view was everything the brochure had suggested it would be – apart from the scaffolding imprisoning the hotel next door. Sarah stepped out on to the balcony and breathed in the sea air. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Henry Blofeld: My six best books

Posted: July 27, 2018 at 10:24 am   /   Books

HENRY BLOFELD, 78, known as “Blowers”, was a much-loved cricket commentator until his retirement last year from BBC Radio’s Test Match Special. His 78 Retired tour starts on September 1. henryblofeld.co.uk Daily Express :: Books Feed

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World War II At Sea review

Posted: July 20, 2018 at 10:23 pm   /   Books

It’s an oft-told tale. It was in all the papers and is still a regular in the cinema. You would, therefore, have thought that there was nothing new to say about the Second World War. You’d be wrong. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Aggie MacKenzie: My six best books

Posted: July 20, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Books

AGGIE MacKENZIE, 62, is a TV presenter best known for How Clean Is Your House? She appears in ITV reality show Our Shirley Valentine Summer on Thursdays at 9.30pm. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Book reviews: Make the school holidays special with these top reads

Posted: July 19, 2018 at 10:24 pm   /   Books

Summer is booked up for the kids. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Game of Thrones: George RR Martin teases new book ahead of Season 8 – ‘It’s entertaining’

Posted: July 18, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Books

GEORGE RR MARTIN has teased his upcoming Game of Thrones book Fire & Blood. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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