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James MacManus

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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.

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    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.

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The Language of the Sea

James Macmanus

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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Sleep in Peace Tonight

James MacManus

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...

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Black Venus

James MacManus

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...

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