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The Booker history, put into perspective ...

Part 4: The Charisma of Jock Campbell – chiefly an essay by Ian McDonald

(http://sharonmaas.blogspot.de/2013/10/the-booker-prize-backstory-charisma-of.html#.UmUtQXNp0DY.facebook)

 


 

 

Part 3: Reform, Reform, Reform. And new houses!

(http://sharonmaas.blogspot.de/2013/10/the-booker-backstory-part-3-reform.html)

 


 

Part 2: "Jock" is now online as well: http://sharonmaas.blogspot.de/2013/10/the-booker-prize-backstory-part-2-jock.html

 

Incidentally, Sharon says on Facebook that the story is turning out longer than she had been planning, so it's now going to have four parts instead of the original three.  Part 3 probably due to go live later today, too.

 


 

... on the blog of a lady who, incidentally, is also a terriffic writer (and, for the sake of full disclosure, a friend – though I was a fan of her writing before we became friends).

 

Guyana (Map of South America)

 

Reblogged from Themis-Athena's Garden of Books