James MacManus

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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Sleep in Peace Tonight

James MacManus
Thomas Dunne Books

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...


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Black Venus

James MacManus
Thomas Dunne Books

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...


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The Language of the Sea

James Macmanus
Thomas Dunne Books

A lyrical and affecting family drama reminiscent of The Shipping News which challenges readers to re-examine their perception of nature A striking blend...


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