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Gillespie and I

As she sits in her Bloomsbury home, with her two birds for company, elderly Harriet Baxter sets out to relate ...

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Americanah

As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing ...

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Telegraph Avenue

One street in Oakland, California. As the summer of 2004 draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are ...

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The Sense of an Ending

Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Sex-hungry and book-hungry, they would navigate the girl-less sixth ...

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The Engagement

Liese Campbell has an engagement for the weekend: Alexander Colquhoun, a handsome, well-mannered farmer, is paying for her to stay ...

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The Richard Burton Diaries

In his personal diaries Richard Burton is a man quite different from the one we familiarly 'know' as acclaimed actor, ...

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