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Philippe Soupault is perhaps best known as one of the pioneers of the Surrealist (literary) movement, together with the irrepressible André Breton.
Stephen Kelman’s Man Booker-longlisted debut novel, Pigeon English, centres on Harrison “Harri” Opoku, an 11-year-old Ghanaian immigrant who lives on a council estate in South London.
Science-fiction is undergoing something of a revival, with Terry Pratchett’s Snuff becoming the fastest-selling hardback novel by a British novelist since records began.
Kazuo Ishiguro’s 1989 Man Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day seems a perfect fit for World Book Night 2012.
Umberto Eco’s latest novel, to summarise, simply cannot be summarised. A bulky, heavy undertaking begins with Eco’s claim that the book will have two kinds of reader.
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