Archive for July, 2016

On the bookshelves: August 2016

July 21, 2016
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On the bookshelves: August 2016

New releases coming in August. FICTION The Fighting Season, by Bram Connolly: An explosive thriller from the heart of Afghanistan, by a former Special Forces Commando (Allen & Unwin, RRP $33). Wilde Lake, by Laura Lippman: The brilliant, moving and psychologically complex new standalone novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of After I’m Gone, And...

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The good stuff on a great man

July 20, 2016
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The good stuff on a great man

Olivier, by Philip Ziegler (MacLehose, RRP $40): My impression of Sir Laurence Olivier is a sort of vague one of him playing Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights, or declaiming Shakespeare effortlessly. Either that or I associate him with Vivien Leigh, to whom he was married for several years. Beyond that, I have a vague notion...

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