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Pack Your Carry-On: Books for Every Type of Traveller

Books for Travellers

Whether you’re heading to faraway lands in search of adventure, jetting off on a city break for a weekend of cosmopolitan culture, or simply searching for some sunshine and a glistening cliff-side pool, a good read is always a welcome companion. From the adventure seekers to the big dreamers, here are some of the very best bookss for […]

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The Woman in Black – Susan Hill

Quite often, film adaptations of novels become more famous than the books on which they’re based – The Beach, It’s a Wonderful Life and Slumdog Millionaire to name but a few. Perhaps less common, however, is for the stage version of a film to become quite so ingrained in mainstream culture – a feat that Susan Hill […]

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The Beach – Alex Garland

Like many girls my age, I spent much of the nineties with a horribly tragic crush on a certain floppy haired blonde called Leonardo DiCaprio. Much to my mother’s horror I had, amongst others, an eight foot poster of him adorning my bedroom wall and I was so jealous of Claire Danes playing Juliet to […]

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