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Book Review: DICTIONARY STORIES by Jez Burrows

Dictionary Stories is a unique entry in the crowded literary landscape. What could have been a gimmicky collection of nonsense instead shines through as one of the most inventive, varied, and entertaining books to hit shelves in years.

‘Look Who’s Back?’ – Timur Vermes’ Apt 21st Century Political...

From the day of its original publication in Germany in 2013, Timur Vermes’ ‘Look Who’s Back’ (translated from the original title: ‘Er ist wieder da’) was going to ruffle some feathers. The novel combined to hitherto seldom-explored literary genres for German authors: political satire and Adolf Hitler.

Four Greatest Sporting Autobiographies Ever Written

Few literature genres divide opinion quite like sporting autobiographies. I believe that well-written sporting autobiographies can inspire people to do great things, and they often detail areas of sport that spectators seldom see, such as negotiations between agents and arranging transfers between teams.

The Only Way to Grow Is Up: The Coming of Age...

Whilst the general pattern of the coming of age novel has remained regular (protagonist, on the brink of adulthood must overcome social and personal obstacles, in doing so shedding the skin of their childhood self), the context in which they are written has undergone significant change in the last 100 years

What makes a great spy novel?

What Makes A Great Spy Novel; Nothing quite beats a good spy novel. As a literary genre, it combines intricacy with style, action, and emotion.

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