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Sharif Gemie reviews for BookBlast, Turf Wars, the second of Olivier Norek’s true-grit Captain Coste trilogy set in the banlieues of Paris. Spiralling Upwards Norek has an unusual C.V. Born in Toulouse in 1975, he […]

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Review The Horseman’s Song, Ben Pastor

BookBlast reviews The Horseman’s Song, the sixth in the Martin Bora series following on from the success of Road to Ithaca, Tin Sky, A Dark Song of Blood, Lumen and Liar Moon. “Bora felt kinship […]

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Book Blasts Top 5 French Reads IV

Here is our list of top 5 French reads creating a buzz across the Channel. New year, and news could be better from France. Over 600 small businesses have been destroyed or damaged in Paris […]

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Spotlight The 2018 Saif Ghobash-Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

“Judging the 2018 Saif Ghobash-Banipal Prize was a most enriching experience. It reminded me that literature can be a force for good – no bad thing! We need to be shocked out of a comfortable […]

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Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds X

  BookBlast’s Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds this month take in writing from Albania, Arabia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, the Balkans, the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans, along with the Best of British crime, […]