Rose Tremain

Islands of Mercy

Book Review: Rose Tremain’s Islands of Mercy looks promising but under-delivers

November 17, 2020

Well-known English writer, Rose Tremain‘s latest novel, Islands of Mercy explores the concept of places of safety, and contrasts two very different storylines – tenuously connected – in an attempt to explore what it means to have a meaningful life. Unfortunately, while the settings are richly drawn, both plotlines are ponderous and the book fails to excite. […]

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The 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist announced

March 8, 2017

In an announcement timed to coincide with International Women’s Day, the longlist for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction has been unveiled. Now in its 22nd year, and fourth year in partnership with Baileys, the prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women, in English, from around the world. Set up in […]

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