Kate Kellaway

Standard Name: Kellaway, Kate


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Literary responses Winsome Pinnock
Michael Billington wrote that Wine in the Wilderness is about the moral value of personal truth, while Wateris about the commercial value of artistic lies.
Billington, Michael. “White out”. theguardian.com.
Kate Kellaway discerned in this play a rage over...
Literary responses Ali Smith
Kate Kellaway regarded this collection as a brilliant, comprehensive, unpredictable defence of public libraries, and likened the experience of reading it to perusing the writer's own shelf. Reading is borrowing without guilt. . ....
Literary responses Rose Tremain
Kate Kellaway called this a bleak novel, which inspires the uncomfortable emotion of pity for its characters. She judged that Tremain is here writing at the height of her inimitable powers.
Burney Letter, Vol.
, No. 1, p. 16.
Michael Pye concluded...
Literary responses Fay Weldon
Reviews were good. Bertha Harris , writing in the New York Times Book Review, felt that FW was back in form. In The Observer, Kate Kellaway noted how well the splitting device worked...
Literary responses Wendy Cope
Kate Kellaway in The Observer (in a review with an offensively patronising title) rejoiced that this volume shows no signs of muting the grumpiness for which WC is known, and which—with her tight rhyming structures...
Literary responses Helen Dunmore
Clare Clark asserted in the Guardian that this book does not reach the heights of Dunmore's best work.
Clark, Clare. “Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore review—a marriage suffused with menace”. theguardian.com.
Kate Kellaway , on the other hand, began her Observer review: This is the finest novel Helen...
Literary responses Penelope Fitzgerald
Several reviews, including Kate Kellaway in The Listener, made a point of emphasising PF 's deep-seated, unostentatious originality as well as her power of making her reader see with her eyes.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Literary responses Kathleen Jamie
This book won the Costa Poetry Award (formerly the Whitbread). Stuart Kelly in The Scotsman wrote that it sharpens and clarifies the chiselled, lyric intensity which first became the top-note of her style in Jizzen...
Textual Production Claire Luckham
CL 's musical adaptation of Defoe 's novel Moll Flanders was staged in 1986. More recently she has performed a valuable service by providing the catalyst for the delivery to radio audiences of much women's...


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Kellaway, Kate. “Bantam by Jackie Kay review—home truths from a goddess of small things”. theguardian.com.
Kellaway, Kate. “Beryl’s secret passion”. The Observer, pp. New Review 10 - 13.
Kellaway, Kate. “Birdcage Walk review—domestic terror in Georgian Bristol”. theguardian.com.
Kellaway, Kate. “Helen Dunmore obituary”. theguardian.com.
Kellaway, Kate. “Mad about the boy”. The Observer.
Kellaway, Kate. “Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith review – passionate about the printed word”. The Guardian.
Kellaway, Kate. “Tart, no sugar, please”. Guardian Unlimited.
Kellaway, Kate. “The Malarkey by Helen Dunmore – review”. The Guardian.
Kellaway, Kate. “The Overhaul by Kathleen Jamie—review”. The Guardian.
Kellaway, Kate. The Small Hours by Lachlan Mackinnon. The Observer, http://www.guardian.co.uk.
Kellaway, Kate. “Wendy is still grumpy after all these years—and it suits her”. The Observer, pp. New Review 42 - 3.
Kellaway, Kate. “Why VBTs are the future”. The Observer, p. Review 3.