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Time of Our Time (1998) by Mailer, Norman
Time And Time Again (1992) by Ayckbourn, Alan
That Time (1975) by Beckett, Samuel
A Time to Dance, No Time to Weep (1987) by Godden, Rumer
Please see our profile of Rumer Godden.
The Sunday Times had a brief pre-history as first The New Observer and then The Independent Observer, beginning publication in the Spring of 1821. In the last of a series of attempts to associate itself with more established publications, although it had no institutional connection to either The Observer or The Times, it was re-launched by Henry White in October 1822 as The Sunday Times, and the following year sold to radical politician Daniel Whittle Harvey. It soon developed a respectable reputation for measured, dignified writing. During the subsequent decades, it was also innovative in several ways: in 1838, after Queen Victoria's coronation, it published the largest wood illustration ever before seen in a British newspaper. A few years later, it pioneered what was to become a huge industry and a common strategy for selling fiction, in offering the first serialised novel in William Harrison Ainsworth's 1841 historical novel, Old Saint Paul's
The Knife of the Times (1932) by Williams, William Carlos
McEwan's third novel is thematically linked to but substantially different from his first two. Like The Cement Garden (1978), there is a central male protagonist, but also, like The Comfort of Strangers (1981), there is a concern with a couple in crisis. Again, childhood is a major preoccupation, and so are gender relations. The most noticeable change, after a six year gap since his last novel, is a widening of social interest. The novel takes place over a few years but is initially set in the “last decent summer” of the 1990s, a projected future (at the time of writing) in which beggars are licensed by the government and schools are offered for sale to private investors. The Child in Time (1987) is the story of Stephen Lewis, a young married man with a 3-year old daughter, living in London. The opening chapter is a characteristic tour de force in which Stephen loses the child, Kate, in a supermarket. She is never found and the loss takes a considerab