Results tagged “david nicholls”

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FILM
Great Expectations
(12A) 128mins
★★★✩✩

IN A NUTSHELL
Mike Newell's adaptation shows grit and integrity but lacks magic and gets lost in the fog.

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With the arrival of the world on the capital's doorstep craving red telephone boxes, drizzle and scones, it's time to roll out the cultural blockbusters.

And with a confluence of circumstance and need that was the hallmark of a Charles Dickens' story, 2012 also sees the bicentennial of the author's birth.

What We're Reading

By Giles Broadbent on July 24, 2009 10:55 AM |

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BOOK
One Day by David Nicholls
Hodder & Stoughton, £12.99
4/5

IN A NUTSHELL
Catching up with Emma and Dexter on the same day each year for 20 years as their lives separate and collide.