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Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 43 No. 17

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The rediscovered classic: a trailblazing Guyanese woman's memoir of post-war London, introduced by Bernardine Evaristo ('full of wit, perceptiveness, humour and compassion')…

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'Frances Wilson writes books that blow your hair back. She makes Lawrence live and breathe, annoy and captivate you ... she conjures the past with such clarity and wit and flair that it feels utterly present' Katherine Rundell…

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"A remarkable achievement" SpectatorAn adventure story of politics, philosophy and printing from the age of Queen Anne In the summer of 1705, a masked woman knocked on the door of David Edwards's London workshop. She did not leave her name,…

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The Benjamin Files offers a comprehensive new reading of all of Benjamin's major works and a great number of his shorter book reviews, notes and letters. Its premise is that Benjamin was an anti-philosophical, anti-systematic thinker whose…

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Helen Grant is a mystery to her daughter. An extrovert with few friends who has sought intimacy in the wrong places; a twice-divorced mother-of-two now living alone surrounded by her memories, Helen (known to her acquaintances as 'Hen') has…

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The story of a man walking down a ramp, After Absalon is the culmination of Simon Okotie's extraordinary trilogy of novels. Marguerite, a down-at-heel detective, is on the trail of Harold Absalon, the Mayor's transport advisor, who is…

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