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Book Review: Dalila by Jason Donald

Dalila does for the Home Office what I, Daniel Blake did for the Department of Work and Pensions, documenting in detail the effects on an individual that interminable bureaucracy creates.

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Book Review: Where Dead Men Meet by Mark Mills

Mark Mills has enjoyed a strong career since transitioning from screenplays to prose, even if the twin successes of debut Amagansett and 2006's bestselling follow-up, The Savage Garden have proven difficult to repeat.

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Book Review: The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

The Sun Is Also A Star is an unashamed love story, but even though it's about two 17-year-olds who manage to meet and fall desperately in love in the space of one single day, author Nicola Yoon manages to scrape through without succumbing to implausibility and mushiness.

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Book Review: Dying: A Memoir by Cory Taylor

This slim volume is a writer's last will and testament. In it, award-winning Australian novelist Cory Taylor (Me And Mr Booker), who passed away on July 5, takes stock of her life and states her final wishes.

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Book Review: Cove by Cynan Jones

Welsh author Cynan Jones plugs directly into the reader's nightmares with his fifth novel, an ultra-minimalist tale of an injured man adrift at sea in a wrecked fishing boat.

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