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Nicola Manning's Reviews

Professor Andersen's Night
Dag Solstad
Posted 07/11/2011

Professor Andersen’s Night follows the story of Pal Andersen, an ageing university professor who is witness to the strangulation of an unknown young woman in his neighbour’s front room on Christmas

Seven Houses in France
Bernardo Atxaga
Posted 09/11/2011

Seven Houses in France, the latest novel from the award-winning Bernardo Atxaga, is set in the city of Yangambi in the year 1903.

Mrs Fry's Diary
Mrs Stephen Fry
Posted 25/11/2011

When one imagines Stephen Fry, one would presumably acquire the image of the epitome of class and culture. Right?

The Coward's Tale
Vanessa Gebbie
Posted 30/11/2011

The Coward’s Tale follows the telling of tales about the families affected by a disasterous cave-in at a coal mine.

The Brides of Rollrock Island
Margo Lanagan
Posted 01/02/2012

First published in 2009 as a novella, and now lovingly reworked into a full length novel, The Brides of Rollrock Island tells the tale of the lonely isle of Rollrock and its repugnant

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