Wściekła Skóra – Agnieszka Miklis

Oh wow! What a book!...and yes, I am being completely, over the top, sarcastic about it. How lucky you are that it will probably never be translated into English. It truly is a feast of graphomania. At just over 500 pages, I think the editor gouged their eyes somewhere around page 200 (till then with …

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The Crow Trap – Ann Cleeves

It is the first book in the Vera Stanhope series. A rarity for me to actually start at the beginning. I have not seen the tv series either, so went into it not really knowing what to expect. Two years ago I read Cleeves' Raven Black which I enjoyed, despite seeing that episode earlier. You could say …

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The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison – Quotes

There is really nothing more to say - except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how. They lived there because they were poor and black, and they stayed there because they believed they were ugly. Although their poverty was traditional and stultifying, it was not unique. But their ugliness was …

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