Nick Dunn opens up on being locked up in hellish Indian prison for crimes he didn’t commit | Books | Entertainment

Nick joined the Paratroopers at the age of 18 (Image: BARRY MARSDEN) Nick was one of the “Chennai Six”, along with Billy Irving from Connel, Argyll; Ray Tindall from Chester; Paul Towers from Pocklington, East Yorkshire; John Armstrong from Wigton, Cumbria and Nicholas Simpson from Catterick, North Yorks. All were British ex-military private More...

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By dailyreport On Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Barack Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ will appeal to realists more than idealists | Books | Entertainment

Obama valued eloquence and good manners, and emphasised the importance of uniting America’s different cultures. After four years of Donald Trump’s presidency, these values seem to belong to a different age. But More...

By dailyreport On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Winds of Winter chapters: Lannisters, Samwell and more POVs teased by George RR Martin | Books | Entertainment

In the last week, George RR Martin has given an extensive update on his progress with the penultimate A Song of Ice and Fire novel. Of new chapters in The Winds of Winter, the author teased: “Of late I have More...

By dailyreport On Monday, November 23rd, 2020

TV soldier Jay Morton: My 7-step SAS survival guide…to modern life | Books | Entertainment

The decorated Special Forces operative, who has climbed Mount Everest twice and appeared in the last series of Channel 4's SAS: Who Dares Wins, believes it is up to every person to decide whether to be happy More...

By dailyreport On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Black Narcissus: A torrid tale of sexual obsession, murder and Hollywood royalty | Books | Entertainment

One critic dubbed the Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger-directed double-Oscar winning movie, starring Deborah Kerr as the senior sister, “an erotic English film about the fantasies of nuns”. Now More...

By dailyreport On Saturday, November 21st, 2020

Dolly Parton’s Songteller: Part songbook, part potted history and part balm for the soul | Books | Entertainment

Dolly Parton, with Robert K Oermann Hodder & Stoughton, £35 Songteller is part annotated songbook, part potted history and part balm for the soul, with Dolly Parton’s personality shining out of every page. The More...

By dailyreport On Friday, November 20th, 2020

Trust No One: a tense psychological thriller full of twists | Books | Entertainment

Estate agent Olivia Blake receives a threatening note and writes it off as a prank, but when she stumbles across a man burning to death in one of the properties she is selling, she realises that the threat is More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Marvel comics name: What does MARVEL stand for? Is it an acronym? | Books | Entertainment

Marvel Comics has created some of the most famous superheroes in our culture. From Spider-Man to The Avengers, there have been some real classic heroes, as well as some smaller, lesser known superheroes doing More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Quentin Tarantino books: Director to write Once Upon a Time in Hollywood novel and MORE | Books | Entertainment

The acclaimed Hollywood director is switching filmmaking for novel-writing – for now anyway. Quentin Tarantino has previously teased he would get around to writing books after completing his 10 movies. And More...

By dailyreport On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Game of Thrones: George RR Martin ‘NO ONE writes historical fiction like Bernard Cornwell’ | Books | Entertainment

George RR Martin has to be one of the best-known fantasy authors of the 21st century, following the success of A Song of Ice and Fire and its TV adaptation Game of Thrones. While the 72-year-old is heavily influenced More...


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