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Manazuru by Hiromi Kawakami
by Hiromi Kawakami
read in January, 2015
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We first meet Kawakami’s narrator, Kei, on a visit to the seaside town of Manazuru; it’s a quiet place, with its own rhythm of life – two hours from Tokyo, but it could just as well be a world away. Something keeps drawing Kei back here: it may have ...more
Rough Music by Simon Kurt Unsworth
Rough Music
by Simon Kurt Unsworth (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2012
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A new chapbook from Spectral Press, this time by the ever-reliable Simon Unsworth. It’s the tale of a man named Cornish, who’s been hiding an affair from his wife Andrea, and is now having to cope with a bunch of masked figures making a racket and ac ...more
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
The Luminaries
by Eleanor Catton
read in August, 2013
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If I were to rank the books I’ve read during the last five years (and there are over 500 of them) in order of enjoyment, Eleanor Catton’s The Rehearsal would be right at the top of the list. I bought it on a whim, knowing nothing about it; I was near ...more
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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
"Confusingly extraordinary, in the end. I couldn't really give it anything other than 5 stars, although it's a different sort of 5 star rating to my usual. I didn't love this book, but I respected the hell out of it. "
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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
by Anton DiSclafani (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2013
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The beginning of Anton DiSclafani’s debut novel sees Thea Atwell, fifteen-year-old Floridian, arrive at the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls in North Carolina, towards the end of the 1920s. Run by a Mr and Mrs Holmes, this is “a place for young wome ...more
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