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Hot Picks 2013

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Guest Author – Claire King on A Child’s Point of View

Although there’s been a trend for books with child narrators over the last few years, not many have appeared on the Literary Sofa.  Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman demonstrated the potential rewards for authors who succeed in capturing a child’s voice for the adult fiction market.  No wonder it’s so notoriously difficult to pull off:  the voice has to … Continue reading

Guest Author – Katharina Hagena on her Debut being Translated into 24 Languages

My Hot Picks for 2013 includes two titles in translation, the first time that foreign-language fiction has been featured here. Whenever I wander around a bookshop in a non English-speaking country, I’m amazed how many titles are in translation – and not just from the huge English language market. The fact is, many other nationalities … Continue reading

2012 – My Year in Books

Although it’s not yet December, it’s not too early to do a round-up of my literary year.   This post centres on the books I’ve enjoyed most in 2012, which effectively means up to the end of October because I set myself the huge challenge of reading in full every pre-release title on my forthcoming Fiction Hot Picks … Continue reading

My Novel – Now out in paperback

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