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List of WM book reviews?
edited July 2007
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Now that the summer holidays are upon us, and I have more time to actually WRITE stuff, it occurred to me to do a book review for the Writer's Magazine. Is there any way of finding out if a book's already been done? I do not keep back issues, and have only been subscribing for a few months anyway.
That would be very useful - I have a couple in the pipeline.
The Secret History
The Assassin's Cloak.
Can someone do June's, then someone else do May's, etc? I don't think the readers' reviews section has been going for very many months.
This feature began in Nov 2006. here are the books so far:
Nov - Wind in the Willows, The Warden, In Cold Blood, The Bear that Wasn't, The Secret Garden, The Custard Boys, Ross Poldark, The Lilac Bus.
Dec - Three men in a Boat, Do Androids dream of elecrric sheep?, Lost Horizon, A Simple Heart,
Jan - Weaveworld, the Blind Assassin, Tarzan of the Apes, Gone with the wind.
Feb - The Accidental, The Grapes of Wrath, the Ghost Road, A Spot of Bother.
March - Legend, Never let me go, the Diving bell and the butterfly, Small Island.
April - The King Must Die, The Dubliners, Crime and Punishment, Mr Golightlys Holiday.
May - Mistress Masham's Repose, 47, Seize the Hour: when Nixon met Moo, Focus.
June - I am a Cloud, the Ringed Castle, I Capture the Castle, The Magic Toyshop.
Well, that took a while! Sorry I didn't list the authors too, but that should be a good enough list to make sure you don't repeat a review that they've already done.
That's excellent, thanks so much!
I assume that should have been "When Nixon met Mao". Nonetheless, I have this bizarre mental image of him standing in the middle of a field somewhere and giving his "I have never been a quitter" speech to some random bovine...
Something in Siberia
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Half of a Yellow Sun
My Family and Other Animals
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Altered States by Anita Brookner
A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute
On Beauty by Zadie Smith
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
The Druid King by Norman Spinrad
Seems to have been discontinued.
If you fancy reviewing mine I could always do with the extra publicity !
Wonder if it proved too popular?
Or did they just want the space for something else?
Looks like it's back.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters by Charlotte Mosley
The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
Flambards Trilogy by KM Peyton
I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson
Just thought I'd bring this up to the top.
Thanks Jay :-)
Thanks Jay :)
The Distance Between Us by Maggie O'Farrell (star review - earns £25)
The Baroque Trilogy by Neal Stephenson
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
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