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A reader's guide to Midnight's Children audio icon

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A reader's guide to Midnight's Children

As BBC Radio 4 launches an ambitious dramatisation of the work, discover Salman Rushdie's 1981 Booker Prize-winning novel Midnight's Children.

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How did music influence Virgina Woolf?

Virginia Woolf once wrote that music was "nearest to truth", and it was inarguably a major influence on her work. Emma Sutton uses Woolf's story A Simple Melody to explain.

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The Secret Life of Books: Mrs Dalloway

University lecturer Alexandra Harris argues Mrs Dalloway is a book about madness that Virginia Woolf wrote so that she could remain sane.

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Brave New World re-imagined

80 years since the publication of Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novel Brave New World, Geoff Andrews wonders how it might be re-imagined today in the context of our economic crisis

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A reader's guide to Bonfire Of The Vanities

Telling the story of man whose life rapidly spirals out of control, Tom Wolfe’s debut novel is November’s Book of the Month.

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A reader's guide to On The Road

As the long journey of our Book Club finally reaches its end, how better to mark the passing than a road trip?

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A reader's guide to 'Home'

Three novels in 30 years is a sedate pace for an author, particularly in the face of widespread acclaim. Marilynne Robinson and the award-winning Home, are introduced to us by Stephanie Forward.

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A reader's guide to The Clothes On Their Backs

Loss, recovery and further loss amongst emigrees who fled to London to escape the attentions of Hitler's followers.

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A reader's guide to Sea Of Poppies

As emnity grows between Britain and China over the opium trade, the characters in Amitav Ghosh’s novel come together on a schooner...

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A reader's guide to a Fraction Of A Whole

His father the most hated man in Australia; his uncle a national hero. Can readers make sense of Jasper's memories to get to the truth?

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A reader's guide to The White Tiger

Follow Balram Halwai as he attempts to escape poverty and enjoy the riches of the new India. Will he succeed? And what will it cost him?

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A reader's guide to The Secret Scripture

Can Roseanne McNulty be allowed to rejoin the community - and if not, what will happen to her when the hospital she calls home closes?

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