Nutshell – Ian McEwan

Ingenious is the first that comes to my mind when I think of this book. Of course mainly due to McEwan's decision on the identity of the narrator. The book is narrated by a foetus. Trudy, the mother, has betrayed her husband and the baby's father and together with her lover plots to kill him. …

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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson

I probably already mentioned in five other posts how I bought Why Be Happy if You Could be Normal? by complete accident and absolutely fell in love with this book. A logical consequence of that had to be reading Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. It took me almost two years but finally I made the step. …

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Even More Ketchup Than Salsa: The Final Dollop – Joe Cawley

I think I read the first book two years ago and it was an easy read and not horribly written, with some funny moments, but also some interesting observations. After finishing Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit with mixed feelings, I was definitely in the mood for something lighter. The first book tells a story of …

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This is London: Life and Death in the World City – Ben Judah

It  was probably one of the last books I bought on my Kindle before the book buying ban and also the last one in my recent non-fiction reading spree. Now I moved on to fiction, again hoping to find something more uplifting, I had the same hopes for non-fiction earlier and no such luck - …

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