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  • |genre=Women's Fiction, which also just happens to be a short boat ride away from Brayner Island, in Penzance. Elliot wants his Christmas cake-and-eat-it-too!
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  • |genre=Women's Fiction, accompanied by their respective spouses. To the uninformed, Manhattan island is about the size of my handbag.
    5 KB (757 words) - 17:03, 8 November 2014
  • ...ccasionally mesmerising if somehow self-indulgent novel of love and grief, fiction and fact, history and memory. Recommended, unless you really like your stor ...utifully written with not a word wasted, Great Expectations meets tropical island in this look at the love of reading, the terrors of war, post-colonialism a
    4 KB (571 words) - 10:19, 8 November 2014
  • ...utifully written with not a word wasted, Great Expectations meets tropical island in this look at the love of reading, the terrors of war, post-colonialism a [[Category:General Fiction|*Top Ten Books For Your Auntie]]
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  • ...utifully written with not a word wasted, Great Expectations meets tropical island in this look at the love of reading, the terrors of war, post-colonialism a [[Category:Literary Fiction|*Top Ten War Novels]]
    5 KB (762 words) - 10:39, 8 November 2014
  • Do you remember your first foray into adult fiction? We certainly do. There's a whole world of grown up books out there just wa romance, violence and adventure as it goes a-viking. Fans of historical fiction will love it.
    4 KB (645 words) - 08:28, 13 December 2013
  • the truth but publishers do seem to be moving away from serious women's fiction in favour of chick lit. Why do you think this is?''' forties, then I realised the virtual absence of mature women in popular fiction was insulting and ridiculous. Women over 40 were never centre-stage. If the
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  • disaffected, despite citizenship on the school curriculum. Do you think fiction is better placed to incite topical debate amongst schoolchildren?''' ...rough a fictional story brings alive the reality of a political situation. Fiction can bring important issues to life. It can be a spring-board to further exp
    9 KB (1,577 words) - 19:30, 18 November 2009
  • ...h OUP will appear: ''Cows in the Maze''. I'd like to write another science fiction novel or two, and there are tentative plans for another ''Discworld'' book ...n our 'to do' list. We go to Egypt most years. Last year we visited Easter Island, which was an amazing experience. This year we went to the Galapagos Island
    16 KB (2,796 words) - 19:32, 18 November 2009
  • |genre=Literary Fiction ...set on American frontiers, take on [[Canada by Richard Ford]] or [[Caribou Island by David Vann]].
    5 KB (846 words) - 14:46, 1 February 2015
  • That’s the point where (as with all detective fiction) you have to bite your tongue and refrain from saying ''Oh, come on! Don't jaunt through the badlands of the Camorra, which reach far beyond the island of their birth.
    6 KB (1,048 words) - 09:58, 22 December 2014
  • |genre=General Fiction ...mportant and I didn’t get much of a sense of the differences between our island and theirs other than the reversal in seasons. The author has lived in both
    5 KB (969 words) - 10:26, 2 February 2017
  • |genre=Literary Fiction ...novel. How would a story about a couple and a baby on a remote rock of an island be sustained for 300 plus pages? It's actually sustained rather beautifully
    4 KB (748 words) - 13:05, 17 November 2014
  • ...ter where [[Partials by Dan Wells|Partials]] finished - Kira has left Long Island to search for answers. Who is she? Why do the Partials have expiry dates? H It see the returns of some old favourites - Marcus is still on Long Island, wondering if Kira is ok, helping the government look for a cure and trying
    3 KB (523 words) - 07:49, 12 November 2014
  • |genre=Historical Fiction |summary=It starts off feeling like a reasonably good historical fiction about a woman fighting 19th century norms in a small town. Then, surreptit
    5 KB (718 words) - 15:41, 28 January 2015
  • ...e full length novels, all published between 1929 and 1934. Even his short fiction fizzles out under two dozen and was pretty much complete by the same time. ...tments. He invites the Charles' to spend the weekend at his house on Long Island. He has been receiving warnings or maybe threats from the deliberately shad
    11 KB (1,996 words) - 16:32, 8 January 2015
  • |genre=General Fiction |summary=A compelling read about a coup-de-etat on a fictional Caribbean island from the point of view of the rebels and a government minister. Recommended
    4 KB (670 words) - 15:14, 26 November 2014
  • ...twisted versions of things that have happened - and then parts are purely fiction. Again, this comes from the desire/ need to keep it simple, so I suppose a * '''BB: What are you reading at the moment? What would be your desert island book?'''
    9 KB (1,690 words) - 11:31, 15 May 2013
  • |genre=Women's Fiction ...ine who come off the page and more action than you normally get in women's fiction. A good holiday read. Mark Devine popped into Bookbag Towers to [[The Inter
    3 KB (599 words) - 10:32, 6 December 2014
  • |genre=Historical Fiction |genre=Historical Fiction
    10 KB (1,635 words) - 17:59, 30 December 2012
  • |genre=Historical Fiction you who aren't so keen. Shall we just say that if you like historical fiction with a modern twist you'll love ''Secrets of the Sea House''? Anything thi
    5 KB (762 words) - 15:41, 22 November 2014
  • |publisher=Little Island ...sights, smells and sounds of 1650’s Madrid come to full life. Historical fiction may not be the most popular genre in children’s literature, but ''Bartolo
    4 KB (636 words) - 12:39, 19 December 2014
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    17 KB (2,765 words) - 12:21, 20 January 2018
  • .... Readers are, I suspect, quite varied but with a preference for literary fiction, perhaps, and novels involving mysteries or problems that need to be solved * '''BB: What would be your desert island book?'''
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  • |genre=Science Fiction |summary= Nine comedians are invited to a remote Caribbean island under the guise of working with Dustin Walker, a comedic legend. Each fits
    16 KB (2,730 words) - 11:28, 21 January 2018
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    16 KB (2,623 words) - 12:27, 20 January 2018
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  • |title=Desolation Island |genre=Literary Fiction
    5 KB (765 words) - 17:23, 20 January 2015
  • |genre=General Fiction Katie and her friends in Elephant Beach, Long Island are going to make the most of summer 1972. High school is behind them, the
    5 KB (809 words) - 12:04, 7 November 2014
  • ...o change the name again - and ''Lindisfarne'' (with the name taken from an island off the Northumberland coast) was born. More than forty years on and with |genre=Children's Non-Fiction
    15 KB (2,519 words) - 12:18, 20 January 2018
  • |genre=General Fiction ...use it was made into one of the more beautiful movie adaptations of modern fiction. While his latest book, ''The Elephant Keepers' Children'' is unlikely to c
    5 KB (832 words) - 14:50, 21 January 2015
  • Like the rest of my young adult fiction, [[Firewallers by Simon Packham|Firewallers]] is set (at least in part) at ...ttentions of the press, Mum drags Jess and her sister to a remote Scottish island where an old family friend is part of a strange eco community. The Dawdlers
    4 KB (604 words) - 14:51, 28 May 2013
  • |genre=General Fiction When Dan Byrne's wife died suddenly he took refuge on an island near Stockholm and worked quietly at home as a translator, needing little i
    4 KB (628 words) - 09:30, 4 August 2015
  • ...ry=Strong characters, unusual creatures and a great location on a Scottish island make this stand out from the crowd of supernatural books out there! ...ith their father about a decade ago. When Alistair returns to the Scottish island of Eilean to try to put things right, their dad doesn't want to have anythi
    3 KB (421 words) - 16:10, 31 January 2015
  • |genre=Literary Fiction Amy Grace Loyd has had an interesting writing career which includes editing fiction for ''Playboy''. Although this heritage is evident in this novel in all it
    4 KB (615 words) - 11:31, 15 December 2014
  • |genre=Literary Fiction find out she'd gone back to Jamaica. The residual family had left the island not long after the father's desertion.
    8 KB (1,408 words) - 14:10, 24 January 2015
  • ...t|The Crabber Stories]]- a book of coming-of-age short stories set on Long Island in the nineteen-fifties - and we had plenty to talk about when Francis Benn ...t|The Crabber Stories]]- a book of coming-of-age short stories set on Long Island in the nineteen-fifties - and we had plenty to talk about when Francis Benn
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  • put down, he retired from the army and bought a farm on a small Greek island. Marcus has spent most of his boyhood on the farm, learning to train dogs, [[Category:Historical Fiction]]
    3 KB (530 words) - 10:45, 7 December 2014
  • |genre= Science Fiction ...short stories for TV. Startlingly, Dick's current relevance reaches beyond fiction and into the factual: his topics from intrusive advertising and loss of pri
    14 KB (2,299 words) - 12:33, 20 January 2018
  • ...d. He also wrote brilliant children's adventure stories such as ''Treasure Island'' and ''Kidnapped'', but, again, he did not restrict himself to prose writi ...[:Category:Anthologies|Anthologies]] [[:Category:Literary Fiction|Literary Fiction]]
    19 KB (3,019 words) - 12:09, 21 January 2018
  • |genre=General Fiction ...s a great sense of being temporarily stranded without them all being on an island they needed to find their way off, and as the secrets become bigger, the sm
    4 KB (742 words) - 09:55, 2 February 2017
  • |publisher=Little Island .... I would recommend it to any girl, whether she's interested in historical fiction or not, from the age of 11 upwards.
    5 KB (735 words) - 17:11, 11 November 2017
  • |genre=Literary Fiction ...mething about the major characters of this unusual novel reminds me of the island-like status in which McRobie appears to place poetry . They all remain disc
    5 KB (900 words) - 17:56, 11 November 2014
  • |title= Delroy in the Marog Kingdom (Island Fiction) ...ption, only put me in mind of the [[Escape from Silk Cotton Forest (Island Fiction) by Francis C Escayg|previous book]] I'd encountered in this branded series
    2 KB (414 words) - 12:58, 13 November 2014
  • |genre=Literary Fiction ...say straight off that he's one of my favourite writers. I've read all his fiction, and I just about peed my pants with excitement at getting to review this l
    4 KB (763 words) - 12:17, 16 November 2014
  • ...saying this is a very American book - I know he's referring to Gilligan's Island, but nothing beyond that - there are bounties of cultural and cuisine refer A very different kind of fiction set in San Francisco can be found in the pages of [[The Story of a Marriage
    4 KB (719 words) - 12:18, 16 November 2014
  • I'd better begin by admitting to a bias. I'm not too keen on fiction about organised crime, even if it's written by one of my favourite writers, ...motorway unconnected to any road which had been built in the south of the island - and of the dubious land deals which led to their construction. There's dr
    5 KB (920 words) - 15:24, 17 November 2014
  • |genre=General Fiction ...ome... a place where her immigrant Cuban grandmother tried to recreate her island paradise... a place which later, under her aunt's tenure, became a home for
    5 KB (865 words) - 12:39, 1 December 2014
  • |genre=General Fiction the Merde by Stephen Clarke|A Year In The Merde]], [[Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson]] and [[A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle]]. If you have do
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