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James MacManus has worked in the newspaper business for 46 years. He is currently the Managing Director of the Times Literary Supplement.

He is the author of On the Broken Shore (The Language of the Sea, UK edition), and Ocean Devil: The Life and Legend of George Hogg which was made into a film starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers

His latest book, Black Venus, is a vivid novel of Charles Baudelaire and his lover Jeanne Duval, the Haitian cabaret singer who inspired his most famous and controversial poems, set in nineteenth-century Paris. Duckworth will publish the UK edition of Black Venus on February 27th 2014.The UK edition follows the successful launch of the novel in the US by Thomas Dunne books of New York.

Average rating: 3.53 · 798 ratings · 184 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Sleep in Peace Tonight

3.57 avg rating — 327 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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Black Venus

3.29 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Midnight in Berlin: A Novel

3.83 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 2016 — 7 editions
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The Language of the Sea: A ...

3.35 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Ocean Devil: The life and l...

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On the Broken Shore

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Endless Love

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Midnight in Berlin

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The Humours of Donegal

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