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The Leisure Seeker film review: Ingredients were there but something went horribly wrong

Posted: April 22, 2018 at 10:19 am   /   Movies

GRIT and wit are precisely what Italian director Paolo Virzì is aiming for with The Leisure Seeker. Daily Express :: Films Feed

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The Leisure Seeker review: Often obvious, but star power saves this poignant film

Posted: April 20, 2018 at 10:18 am   /   Movies

HELEN Mirren and Donald Sutherland gently rage against the dying of the light in The Leisure Seeker, a sentimental road movie that tugs vigorously at the heartstrings. Daily Express :: Films Feed

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life review: Writing the childhood wrongs

Posted: April 14, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Books

ROSE TREMAIN is the award-winning author of celebrated novels including Restoration, Music And Silence and The Gustav Sonata. But in her first work of non-fiction she reflects upon her sad, lonely childhood at the hands of her damaged and self-absorbed mother Jane. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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From A Low and Quiet Sea review: Donal Ryan’s latest novel is empathetic and angry

Posted: April 13, 2018 at 10:23 pm   /   Books

THE fourth novel from Donal Ryan, the award-winning author of The Spinning Heart and The Thing About December, explores heartache and loss in two starkly different settings: war-torn Syria and small-town Ireland. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Never Greener review: Debut from Gavin and Stacey’s Ruth Jones is a raunchy bonkbuster

Posted: April 13, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Books

IT is 1985 and Kate Andrews is a 22-year-old aspiring actress, doing shifts in an Edinburgh pub to stay afloat financially. There she meets married teacher Callum MacGregor, 17 years her senior. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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AJ Pearce’s Dear Mrs Bird review: A stunning story of friendship

Posted: April 12, 2018 at 10:23 pm   /   Books

It’s 1940 and 22-year-old Emmeline Lake is an aspiring journalist who longs to contribute to the war effort. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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REVIEW: This week’s best Rock & Metal releases from The Damned to Black Stone Cherry

Posted: April 12, 2018 at 10:16 pm   /   Music

THE BEST Rock & Metal albums this week include huge releases by The Damned, Black Stone Cherry, Chris Squire, Wishbone Ash and Anthrax. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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REVIEW: Love, Sex & Other Foreign Policy Goals by Jesse Armstrong

Posted: April 11, 2018 at 10:23 pm   /   Books

JESSE ARMSTRONG is the co-creator of Peep Show, the scabrous, brilliant TV sitcom that made glorious comedy out of the childishness of the average young male. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Fighters And Quitters review: A round-up of political resignations

Posted: April 10, 2018 at 10:23 pm   /   Books

All political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in failure, because that is the nature of politics and of human affairs. So wrote Enoch Powell in 1977. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Kit De Waal’s The Trick to Time review: A sprawling narrative covering difficult subjects

Posted: April 9, 2018 at 10:23 pm   /   Books

MONA will soon turn 60. She lives alone by the sea and runs a shop selling beautiful handcrafted dolls. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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