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On the verge

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By Sue Orr in

Issue 3887 30th Oct 2014

In a pocket of post-Vietnam America, a character comes of age as others threaten to come undone.

And another thing

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By Sue Green in

Issue 3881 18th Sep 2014

The Rosie Project was intended to be a standalone novel, but Kiwi-born author Graeme Simsion realised a sequel was inevitable.

Atmospheric disturbances

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By Ben East in

Issue 3812 23rd May 2013

The mentally unsettled characters of Patrick McGrath’s novels owe more than a little to his growing up in the grounds of Broadmoor psychiatric hospital, where his father was a doctor.

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