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Award-winning Scottish Independent Sandstone Press will publish Once a Crooked Man, the new novel from David McCallum. ABOUT THE BOOK Sal, Max, and Enzo Bruschetti have spent their entire lives keeping a low profile. As their criminal empire as grown more diverse, they have relied on an...

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Weekend Book Offers

Two excellent titles on offer this weekend! How to Dispose of Dead Elephants is an imaginative novel which explores themes of illness and identity through oracles and exorcisms, pranks and fables. The plot centers on Stubb Marakas, a young college dropout, who awakes one morning with the sudden...

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The Independent on the Novella Award

Novella Award organisers have defined a novel as being a piece of fiction between 20,000 and 40,000 words At last, an answer to the question that has vexed readers, prize judges and literary agents since the dawn of literature: what is a novel? More specifically, an answer to the conundrum of...

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Dark Branches review

Synopsis/blurb….. Author Joe Uddermann has published an autobiographical novel about certain dark events in his past. Expectations run high both in the publishing house and the media, but after an appearance on television sinister things begin to happen: anonymous letters, Barbie dolls with...

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The Novella Award Shortlist 2015

Variety Rules at the 2nd Annual Novella Award Ranging from tales of wartime woe to contemporary self-discovery, The Novella Award uncovers unpublished gems from the UK and beyond The shortlist for 2nd annual Novella Award uncovers a wide scope of unpublished novellas from across the UK...

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