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JAMES MACMANUS is the managing director of the Times Literary Supplement. He is the author of Black Venus, The Language of the Sea and Ocean Devil, which was made into a film starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers. He lives in London.
James MacManus on his novel, The Language of the Sea, a lyrical and affecting family drama reminiscent of The Shipping News which challenges readers to re-examine their perception of nature.
It’s January 1941, and the Blitz is devastating England. Food supplies are low, Tube stations in London have become bomb shelters, and U-boats have hampered any hope of easy victory. Though...
A vivid novel of Charles Baudelaire and his lover Jeanne Duval, the Haitian cabaret singer who inspired his most famous and controversial poems, set in nineteenth-century Paris. For...
A lyrical and affecting family drama reminiscent of The Shipping News which challenges readers to re-examine their perception of nature A...
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