Mark Lawson

Standard Name: Lawson, Mark


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Health Muriel Spark
A hip replacement conducted in Rome in December 1992 (for arthritis complicated by osteoporosis) was more serious. She did not recover from this as expected, and a follow-up operation at Chelmsford in England revealed infection...
Literary responses Anita Brookner
This book provoked an unusual article from journalist Mark Lawson , centred less on Brookner than on his own response. I have mocked her dessicated sentences, characterless protagonists and action-free narratives, he wrote. The gist...
Literary responses J. K. Rowling
About a month after the novel's authorship was discovered, Mark Lawson offered measured praise for its tightly told plot, skilful hooking of the reader's interest, and clean, clear prose. He also praised unnamed, early reviewers...


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Lawson, Mark. “Dame Muriel Spark: Novelist who found her prime away from Miss Jean Brodie”. Guardian Unlimited.
Lawson, Mark. “Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell review—a spookily perfect farewell”.
Lawson, Mark. “Not the same story as time goes by”. Guardian Weekly, p. 30.
Lawson, Mark. “Now I know Brookner is a great”. Guardian Weekly, p. 24.
Lawson, Mark. “The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith — review”. The Guardian, p. 6.