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"a bit grisly, really" Oct 11, 2019 10:26AM

 
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Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline
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The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler
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The Order of the Day by Éric Vuillard
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As novels go, this is a dull read—a lot of description, very little dialogue. It succeeds as literary fiction more than historical fiction since the writing is arch, the tone cynical, and the sensibility modern. The narrative style is also sophistica ...more
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City of Bohane by Kevin Barry
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This novel reminded me of West Side Story with the Jets and the Sharks replaced by rival gangs from the bogs and gorsey wilds of western Ireland. It's set in the futuristic 2054, but could just as easily be 1954 given the fluidity of time and the nos ...more
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“You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.”
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“some people meet the way the sky meets the earth, inevitably, and there is no stopping or holding back their love. It exists in a finished world, beyond the reach of common sense.”
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Francis Bacon
“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.”
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Edith Wharton
“Life is always either a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.”
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“I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.”
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