Author Archives: Suzy Norman Writes

About Suzy Norman Writes

Suzy is an actor, a freelance features writer, artist and novelist. Her novel 'Duff' was published by Patrician Press in 2015. An early draft of this novel was longlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize 2014.

Duff Now Available on Kindle and Waterstones Site

My novel Duff is now available to buy on Kindle and on the Waterstones site for pre-order. Exciting! Advertisements

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THE ROOM by Jonas Karlsson

Hovering around the New In section of Bow Ideas Store, I had a quick glance at the stand and I saw this. The kooky cover drew me in. It looked suitably Beckettian which is always intriguing. The author Jonas Karlsson … Continue reading

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The Great Wheat Conspiracy

Having struggled post-chemo to keep my stomach flat, I’ve decided to try a wheat free diet. The other day, when I was browsing in my local library, the Ideas Store in Bow, I happened upon this book. I was intrigued … Continue reading

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My Novel Duff Is Coming Soon!

I have written a novel, ‘Duff’. An early draft of ‘Duff’ was shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize 2014. It was called ‘The Dreaming’ then, and only a handful of scenes remain, having undergone an almost complete rewrite. Duff … Continue reading

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Review: Gut Symmetries by Jeanette Winterson

A boat leaves for America. On it are our protagonists, a young woman and her older, married lover. This is a tale of a love triangle, ruminating on the theme of time passing. Taking her cue from tarot cards, Winterson’s … Continue reading

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Review: The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon

So, for the first of my library book reviews: Moses is a kind sort. For this reason, he’s the first port of call for Trinidadians hell-bent on coming to London for a shot of the good times. Of course racially-intolerant … Continue reading

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Books I have enjoyed in 2013 Life and How to Survive it – John Cleese, Robin Skynner Brothers of the Head – Brian Aldiss The Good of the Novel – Collected essays (Faber) The Examined Life – Steven Grosz Not … Continue reading

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