Success looks an awful lot like failure in Martin Amis’s novel. Half-brothers Gregory and Terry trade places in this sharp-edged tale of class warfare.
Readers who come to du Maurier’s short story collection ‘Don’t Look Now’ may be disappointed – not because the writing is bad, but because it’s too good.
Du Maurier’s short story puts the ghost in the machine. Don’t look now …
Sasha is, to borrow half a title, ‘down and out in Paris’. Not a cheery read by any stretch of the imagination, Good Morning, Midnight is the story of a woman who just doesn’t fit.
“In space, no one can hear you scream … like a little girl.” Yup, the Martian is so upbeat, it makes Ghostbusters look like The Exorcist.
Long read: Feminism or fascism – which wins out in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale?