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AuthorRob Yates

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March 6, 2016

After nine months of living in Wellington, and one month before returning home to England, Robert Yates went southward. Into the depths of the South Island he ventured, finding the kind of south only few get to know, full of snow and mountain peaks and harsh winds, taking with him a journal and determination. Part […]

March 29, 2015

Given the formal rigour of this Booker Prize winning gem, it can be surprising to discover that the bulk of its prose was laid down over a single four-week period—ominously dubbed “the Crash” by Ishiguro and his wife—with scarce thought given to early errors, contradictions or lapses in style. Any literary misdemeanours must have been […]