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Kate Kellaway

Kate Kellaway

    Sue Townsend, creator of Adrian Mole, dies aged 68
    Sue Townsend, creator of Adrian Mole, dies aged 68
    The author Sue Townsend, whose most popular character Adrian Mole defined a generation, has died at the age of 68.
    Swimming with sea horses
    Swimming with sea horses
    Two years ago I received an email from a woman called Amanda ­Retzlaff. Her story sounded extraordinary: she and her husband had fled Robert...
    Dread poet's society
    Dread poet's society
    Benjamin Zephaniah talks like an Olympic athlete — he takes words and runs with them. His rap poetry also seems to move — occasionally...
    Dread poet's society
    Dread poet's society
    Benjamin Zephaniah talks like an Olympic athlete — he takes words and runs with them. His rap poetry also seems to move — occasionally...
    At home with his worries
    At home with his worries
    Rather than arrive too early on Ian McEwan's doorstep, I walked around the block. There was no one about. It was absolutely quiet, sequestered, a...
    At home with his worries
    At home with his worries
    Rather than arrive too early on Ian McEwan's doorstep, I walked around the block. There was no one about. It was absolutely quiet, sequestered, a...