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Why are we still going crazy for the tortured antihero? Or, a potted history of Edward Cullen

We all love a good bad boy- or a bad boy turned good. But what's the appeal?

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Book Review: New Boy by Tracy Chevalier

As a self-confessed Shakespeare nut, I approached Tracy Chevalier’s New Boy with rather too much enthusiasm than was perhaps necessary. For those of you who don’t know, New Boy is part of a series commissioned by Hodder, for authors to rewrite Shakespeare for a more modern audience. Tracy Chevalier has chosen to tackle Othello and …

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Book Review: The Irregular by H.B Lyle

Sherlock Holmes is back… kind of! H.B Lyle’s new book on The Irregular takes on the great detective and, for my money, does it justice. The thing I enjoyed so much about it was the way it blended fantasy with reality; escapism with more serious problems… and adds a touch of the Great Detective into …

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