Books: Lusitania: The other Titanic
July 1, 2015 | 06:00 AM
PHUKET: Erik Larson is an accomplished writer of non-fiction. I greatly enjoyed the fourth of his seven books: The Devil in W...
Books: A great love story
June 17, 2015 | 06:00 AM
PHUKET: Plot, characterization, dialogue, descriptive style many elements combine to make a good novel, but the most mysterio...
Books: Failed search for next giant
June 3, 2015 | 06:00 AM
PHUKET: I've long sought for the successors to the twentieth century giants of Brazilian literature, Jorge Amado and Erico Verissi...
Books: David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks Great, if taken seriously
February 25, 2015 | 05:00 AM
PHUKET: David Mitchell’s third novel, Cloud Atlas, was an audacious break from traditional narrative form: six wildly...
Books: An awful waste of time
February 11, 2015 | 02:00 PM
PHUKET: In 2002 Michel Faber published The Crimson Petal and the White, an extraordinary novel of shifting social strata...