Rupert Farquhar-Thomson in last week's Observer

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Rupert Farquhar-Thomson in last week's Observer

Post by Ever Bluer » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:32 pm

This lament over the plight of today's authors focuses on the admired novelist Rupert Thomson (PeB 66-73):

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/m ... uthor-life

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Post by eowyn3099 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:03 pm

Wow, that makes seriously depressing reading. My DD decided she wanted to be an author when she was 5, she's 10 now; I think I'll try and persuade her otherwise, unless she comes up with the next Harry Potter or Twilight!

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Post by J.R. » Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:15 am

eowyn3099 wrote:Wow, that makes seriously depressing reading. My DD decided she wanted to be an author when she was 5, she's 10 now; I think I'll try and persuade her otherwise, unless she comes up with the next Harry Potter or Twilight!

...... and hopefully NOT another "....Shades of Grey" !
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Re: Rupert Farquhar-Thomson in last week's Observer

Post by eowyn3099 » Wed Mar 26, 2014 12:49 pm

.... and hopefully NOT another "....Shades of Grey" ![/quote]

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