Richmond Literature Festival begins today (November 1st)

Richmond Literature Festival begins today (November 1st)

Richmond Literature Festival offers a diverse programme for book lovers The 28th annual Richmond Literature Festival promises a diverse range of books and words, tales, talks and ideas for the whole family. Richmond upon Thames Arts Service worked together with Richmond Library Services to organise the event, which runs across...

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Darkness at Noon 

Darkness at Noon 

Whilst Hitler demanded the creation of “a Reich to last a thousand years”, the Soviets had something grander in mind: the complete overthrow of the capitalist order to make way for a new communist world with no paltry ‘thousand year’ expiration date (one of the few times Hitler could be...

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The Second Sleep by Robert Harris

The Second Sleep by Robert Harris

Robert Harris, once Tony Blair’s answer to Squealer from “Animal Farm”, has spent nearly three decades as one of the acknowledged masters of the ‘intelligent thriller’. This is a strange literary subgenre, one that is defined by snobbishness as much as content. Thrillers, generally involving emotionally unavailable men and women...

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