Posted on 19th May 2011

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Night Waking

‘A must-read for any parent, this novel dramatises a family’s struggle to balance work and relationships in the isolated setting of a Scottish isle. Everyday tensions and an extraordinary event come together to produce a remarkably satisfying story.’ Fiction Uncovered Judges 2011 Synopsis: Historian Anna Bennett has a book to write. She also has…

Posted on 19th October 2010

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Fiction Uncovered by… Steve Potter, The Book Depository

While reading the highly acclaimed C by Tom McCarthy, I was put in mind of an author of whom I have been a fan for many years, Alan Wall. In particular I was reminded of Wall’s last novel, Sylvie’s Riddle (2008), which explores the relationship between science and the arts through the character of Sylvie…