Scott's Book Review



Midnight’s Children

Salman Rushdie

Classic Fiction


A worthy winner of the ‘Booker of Bookers’, Midnight’s Children (1981) is a fantastic achievement in fiction by British Indian Salman Rushdie...

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Middlemarch

George Eliot

Choice Classics


On first reading this at school in 1977, it took me a while to get fully involved in the narrative. By half way through I wondered if there could ever be a...

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Essayism

Brian Dillon

Literary bent - literary criticism


Debates about whether the digital world is shortening attention spans rumble on. School teachers now report that pupils can’t concentrate for long, and...

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