Posted on 5th June 2013

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The Village

The broadcaster Alistair Cooke once spoke about the “conflict between professional pride and human revulsion, between having the feelings and then having to sit down and write them.” The protagonist of Nikita Lalwani’s clear-eyed latest novel, The Village, does not see this conflict coming until it explodes in her face. Optimistic young camerawoman Ray Bullar…

Posted on 16th May 2013

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Fiction Uncovered 2013 Titles Announced!

Fiction Uncovered, the annual promotion that celebrates our best British fiction writers, announces its 2013 selection today Thursday 16 May 2013. Now in its third year, Fiction Uncovered celebrates and promotes eight living British writers of any age who have already published at least one novel or short story collection. Fiction Uncovered is funded by…

Posted on 14th May 2013

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The Village

‘Lalwani has a rare gift for getting inside character…a tough, engaging and often funny read where all your preconceptions will be overturned and no-one is quite how they seem.’ Louise Doughty Novelist, Playwright & Critic The Village by Nikita Lalwani is a disturbing and utterly gripping modern morality tale set in contemporary India. On a…