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I am so sad that Paul Torday will no longer deliver his superb fiction. In his short writing career he gave us a wonderful host of characters and the superlative ‘light shining in the forest’. One of the tales here … Continue reading

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This book is about choices. It is about how we explore ambition and the drive to succeed and the rationalisations we use in our pursuit of that success. The book is full of complex and well observed characters and this … Continue reading

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Rich heritage

I always feel slightly privileged to read a book written by Paul Torday. His characterisation is second to none and he manages to elevate the seemingly prosaic to the dizzy heights of completely profound. In this book we meet Ed … Continue reading

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Not quite what you expect

This book is of the usual high standards you would expect from Paul Torday. His writing has only got better in my opinion and his books are subtle but deliver a punch at just the right moment. On the face … Continue reading

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