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Tag Archives: Mark Rutherford

A Readers’ Diary, 14 January 2015

White Hunger is described on the cover as an ‘extraordinarily accomplished debut novel’. They used to be called first novels, now they are debut novels. The change of name sounds … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Reader’s Diary, 10 September 2014

Mark Rutherford was a Victorian novelist unknown to me until a book called The Revolution in Tanner’s Lane caught my eye in a second-hand bookshop. The name turns out to … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment