Revolutionary tales

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Winter is the perfect time to settle down with a new box set.  This week, Amazon are hoping their lavish production of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time will catch our imaginations.  Does their adaptation mean that this fantasy series … Continued

The Novels That Shaped the South West

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What’s different about South West England? One way of understanding the specific nature of this region is by looking at the reading habits of its inhabitants.  Ahead of their literary ramble through Exeter this Sunday with the Being Human festival, … Continued

How to get more from the books you love

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We’re often bombarded with suggestions about what to read.  On television, celebrities reveal favourite books on Between the Covers or Richard and Judy: Keep Reading and Carry On. Newspapers from the Guardian to the Daily Mail round up dozens of ‘must-reads’ each season, while social media is … Continued


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Welcome to the Big Book Review blog. We’re very excited to launch what we hope will be the largest ever survey of attitudes to English language novels. Please do take part – it only takes a few minutes, and the … Continued