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  • |genre=Women's Fiction ...country, 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!
    4 KB (717 words) - 17:24, 18 February 2018
  • |genre=Women's Fiction ...in, accompanied by their respective spouses. To the uninformed, Manhattan island is about the size of my handbag.
    5 KB (755 words) - 12:34, 6 April 2018
  • ...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) - 12:15, 3 March 2018
  • ...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 (759 words) - 07:57, 9 May 2018
  • 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 ...ng 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
  • ...om 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?''' ...ly 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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  • ...ly 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
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  • ...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 (843 words) - 10:33, 31 March 2018
  • 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 ...able jaunt through the badlands of the Camorra, which reach far beyond the island of their birth.
    6 KB (1,044 words) - 09:31, 8 March 2018
  • |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 (964 words) - 10:50, 17 March 2018
  • |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 (745 words) - 16:01, 22 February 2018
  • ...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 ...read. 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 (520 words) - 15:56, 24 February 2018
  • |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
    4 KB (714 words) - 15:13, 21 March 2018
  • ...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 (1,991 words) - 12:00, 12 March 2018
  • |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 (665 words) - 11:50, 3 March 2018
  • ...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 (587 words) - 11:20, 4 April 2018
  • |genre=Historical Fiction |genre=Historical Fiction
    10 KB (1,635 words) - 17:59, 30 December 2012
  • |genre=Historical Fiction ...ong 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 (759 words) - 13:57, 22 February 2018
  • |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 (633 words) - 08:14, 30 March 2018
  • |genre=General Fiction ...sue by focusing on a father and son who travel from Sri Lanka to Vancouver Island by boat, their lawyers, and the Japanese-Canadian adjudicator who is to dec
    5 KB (747 words) - 21:45, 15 February 2018
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    20 KB (3,054 words) - 15:10, 18 June 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?'''
    5 KB (916 words) - 09:36, 21 October 2014
  • [[Category:Historical Fiction|*]] [[Category:New Reviews|Historical Fiction]]__NOTOC__<!-- Remove -->
    22 KB (3,351 words) - 16:42, 11 June 2018
  • ...iction]], [[:Category:Humour|Humour]], [[:Category:Women's Fiction|Women's Fiction]] ...s]] [[:Category:Humour|Humour]], [[:Category:Historical Fiction|Historical Fiction]]
    20 KB (3,099 words) - 14:42, 9 May 2018
  • [[Category:Literary Fiction|*]] [[Category:New Reviews|Literary Fiction]]__NOTOC__
    21 KB (3,225 words) - 08:09, 18 June 2018
  • [[Category:Women's Fiction|*]] [[Category:New Reviews|Women's Fiction]]__NOTOC__
    19 KB (2,943 words) - 13:14, 2 June 2018
  • |title=Desolation Island |genre=Literary Fiction
    5 KB (759 words) - 09:43, 24 March 2018
  • |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 (808 words) - 15:01, 20 February 2018
  • ...ategory:Entertainment|Entertainment]], [[:Category:General Fiction|General Fiction]] ...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
    20 KB (3,148 words) - 12:29, 22 April 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 (827 words) - 12:36, 16 March 2018
  • 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 (605 words) - 14:04, 3 March 2018
  • ...er the subjects she discusses. But how will that translate into children's fiction? Will her academic desire for accuracy make the story dull and fact-packed? ...a better place, and that there are other people, now and in history and in fiction, who stand alongside them in this.''
    20 KB (3,205 words) - 12:07, 20 June 2018
  • |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
    3 KB (623 words) - 12:30, 17 March 2018
  • ...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 (417 words) - 09:15, 23 April 2018
  • ===[[The Island by M A Bennett]]=== ...r Reviews]] [[:Category:Teens|Teens]], [[:Category:General Fiction|General Fiction]]
    25 KB (4,025 words) - 08:59, 18 June 2018
  • |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 (610 words) - 12:57, 23 March 2018
  • |genre=Literary Fiction ...to find out she'd gone back to Jamaica. The residual family had left the island not long after the father's desertion.
    8 KB (1,404 words) - 12:09, 21 March 2018
  • ...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
    7 KB (1,372 words) - 07:26, 22 May 2012
  • ...ally 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 (527 words) - 11:28, 21 March 2018
  • ...ategory:Short Stories|Short Stories]], [[:Category:General Fiction|General Fiction]], [[:Category:Fantasy|Fantasy]] ...ean ''short'', with each just a few pages long and some brushing the flash fiction genre, such is the brevity. I think the shorter the story, the harder it is
    22 KB (3,432 words) - 08:25, 12 June 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]]
    20 KB (3,143 words) - 14:35, 2 March 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 (737 words) - 11:10, 15 March 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 ...d Verse|Children's Rhymes and Verse]], [[:Category:Science Fiction|Science Fiction]], [[:Category:Humour|Humour]]
    15 KB (2,283 words) - 11:45, 7 April 2018
  • |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 (737 words) - 17:26, 17 February 2018
  • |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 (897 words) - 15:34, 30 March 2018
  • |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 (411 words) - 12:56, 18 April 2018
  • |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
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