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On a Swiss holiday in 1937, Liz Jensen’s grandmother and 19-year-old uncle had a row. He stormed out and vanished. Four days later, she was found dead. Eighty years on, the family is still in the grip of the mystery…
A Critical Reading ‘The first study of one of the most innovative of contemporary novelists, Liz Jensen, and of the “otherworlds” in her fiction.’ Read more on the Boydell and Brewer website.
Horror specialist Alexandre Aja (the man behind the bracing nastiness of Haute Tension…
Fourteen years after my kid in a coma first appeared at the kitchen table, the film – starring Jamie Dornan, Sarah Gadon and Aaron Paul – is to appear at last At 12 and seven my sons were pyromaniacs, puzzle solvers, pond-life specialists and keepers of small, doomed pets. One day in 2002, at the […]
“The main character, a kid called Louis Drax, is in a coma. He’s fallen off a cliff on a family picnic. He might have been pushed by one of his parents. His doctor falls in love with his mother. Anyway, the kid does nothing but lie in bed and talk to a ghost with a […]
From two guys who like the f word.
Climate change: the spectre hanging over every child, is the single most urgent issue of our times – and a challenge to any novelist. But how to write fiction about the Earth’s storm-filled future without a whiff of the pulpit? Barbara Kingsolver’s paradoxical solution is to set her story on a sheep farm in the […]
Liz Jensen and Matthew Quick became penpals and friends a decade ago. Here Matthew Quick, author of The Silver Linings Playbook, Sorta Like A Rock Star, Boy 21, Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock, The Good Luck of Right Now, Love May Fail, Every Exquisite Thing and the forthcoming The Reason You’re Alive, talks to Liz about […]
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