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Stephen Fry a fan of Hungerford author's newly-published parodies and pastiches

Stephen Fry a fan of Hungerford author's newly-published parodies and pastiches

Stephen Fry a fan of Hungerford author's newly-published parodies and pastiches

Unaccustomed as I am by Brian Quinn A COLLECTION of 26 short stories, Unaccustomed As I Am, has been published by Penny Post, the Hungerford-based local…


The Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries by Elly Griffiths set in Norfolk combine sleuthing with archaeology and druids

The Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries by Elly Griffiths set in Norfolk combine sleuthing with archaeology and druids

The Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries by Elly Griffiths set in Norfolk combine sleuthing with archaeology and druids

A perfect winter read for crime fiction fans LOVERS of murder mysteries will be pleased to know there are – to date – 12 books in the Dr Ruth…


Award-winning Woolton Hill filmmaker turns her hand to children's books

Award-winning Woolton Hill filmmaker turns her hand to children's books

Award-winning Woolton Hill filmmaker turns her hand to children's books

Feelgood novel inspired by aunt's dolls house JEAN Maye is a producer, filmmaker and screenwriter from Woolton Hill. Already an author of non-fiction…


Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a searing account of human frailty set in the Biafran War

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a searing account of human frailty set in the Biafran War

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a searing account of human frailty set in the Biafran War

The book has been crowned Winner of Winners from 25 years of the Women's Prize-winning books Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has just…


Beenham mother, with baby in tow, uses lockdown to launch independent publishing house

Beenham mother, with baby in tow, uses lockdown to launch independent publishing house

Beenham mother, with baby in tow, uses lockdown to launch independent publishing house

Cahill Davis invites submissions from authors from all backgrounds A Beenham woman with baby in tow has used her daughter’s lockdown homeschool…


Wine and wishlists treat when you book a personal browsing slot at award-winning Hungerford Bookshop

 Wine and wishlists treat when you book a personal browsing slot at award-winning Hungerford Bookshop

Wine and wishlists treat when you book a personal browsing slot at award-winning Hungerford Bookshop

Every Wednesday and Friday evening on the run-up to Christmas EVER fancied a bookshop all to yourself? Now you can book Hungerford’s award-winning…


Book review: Suite Francaise - fictional account of German-occupied France during the Second World War

Book review: Suite Francaise - fictional account of German-occupied France during the Second World War

Book review: Suite Francaise - fictional account of German-occupied France during the Second World War

Irène Némirovsky's unfinished work is a compelling read Suite Francaise by Irène Némirovsky is a bold and ambitious saga chronicling the…


Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

Scarlett O'Hara is one feisty heroine The reaction I got when I told people what I was reading recently was one of thinly disguised ‘What…


Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

Increase in book sales and e-lending from libraries LOCKDOWN is no barrier to reading and World Book Night, the annual celebration of all things books,…


Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

19th-century society brought to book A TELEVISION adaptation of Belgravia by Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey , has just finished a six-week…


Get ready for a bumpy ride - Lonesome Dove is an epic Western

Get ready for a bumpy ride - Lonesome Dove is an epic Western

Get ready for a bumpy ride - Lonesome Dove is an epic Western

A cracking adventure that will have you on the edge of your seat EVERY now and then I read a book that is out of my comfort zone and either give up on…


Marlborough LitFest launches national book, poem and play review competition

Marlborough LitFest launches national book, poem and play review competition

Marlborough LitFest launches national book, poem and play review competition

Teenagers and adults invited to submit written pieces or video this summer Do you love books? Then this may be for you. Marlborough LitFest has launched…


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