The Black Tulip – Issue 11

Read an extract from ALEXANDRE DUMAS’ last great pageturner and Book of the Season, THE BLACK TULIP. Chapter 3 – Johan de Witt’s Pupil While the shouts of the crowd assembled on the Buitenhof were growing ever more terrifying as they rose up towards the two brothers (making Johan de Witt determined to speed the

My First Great Book – Issue 7

Few books have changed anyone’s life more directly than Mrs Dalloway did for MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM, whose Dalloway-inspired novel The Hours went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. It was Woolf’s novel, he tells us, that opened his eyes to literature’s possibilities.