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Pattern Recognition
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Running Wild by J.G. Ballard
Running Wild
by J.G. Ballard
read in November, 2007
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I really really love Ballard, especially his work in the last twenty years. I read this sitting in a small coffee shop in Frankfurt on an icy cold day in November and the atmosphere was perfect for reading this detective pastiche. I am unsure of his ...more
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The Passion of New Eve by Angela Carter
The Passion of New Eve
by Angela Carter
read in November, 2007
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I tried to read this book a few years ago but couldn't get past page twenty. This time I persevered and I ended up really enjoying it, in a slightly perverse way :) This novel deals with various different perceptions of gender and I found this really ...more
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The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
The Crying of Lot 49
by Thomas Pynchon
recommended for: Pynchon fans
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I have read this book twice now; once for my degree and once for my MA. This book certainly works on many different levels, and I do appreciate it for being one of the first cross-over titles between modernism and post-modernism. However. I really do ...more
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Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
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Russian Disco by Wladimir Kaminer
Russian Disco
by Wladimir Kaminer
read in July, 2007
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In Berlin I went into a beautiful bookshop in the fashionable Mitte area and asked the owner if he could recommend any novels by German authors. Kaminer is in fact Russian but he moved to Berlin in 1990 and is now deemed to be one of their most succe ...more
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Gold by Dan Rhodes
Gold
by Dan Rhodes
recommended for: Anyone who likes to read
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Dan Rhodes is the most wonderful story-teller and this is his most recent novel; unfortunately I did not love it as much as his other novels but I would recommend reading it nonetheless.
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