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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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Midnight in Berlin
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Midnight in Berlin

James MacManus
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

Berlin in the spring of 1939. Hitler is preparing for war. Colonel Noel Macrae, a British diplomat, plans the ultimate sacrifice to stop him. The West’s appeasement policies have failed. There...

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Sleep in Peace Tonight
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Sleep in Peace Tonight

James MacManus
St. Martin's Press
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 any hope of easy victory. Though the United...

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Black Venus
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Black Venus

James MacManus
St. Martin's Press
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 nineteenth-century Paris.

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The Language of the Sea
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The Language of the Sea

James MacManus
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

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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