Art & Lies – Jeanette Winterson

'There's no such thing as autobiography, there's only art and lies' This was my fifth book by Winterson. I absolutely loved Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?. Christmas Days made me all warm and fuzzy in that special time of year. Only to be slightly disappointed by Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit. And then to be …

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Lionel Asbo: State of England – Martin Amis

I have a strange feeling I already wrote a review of this book, but I cannot find it anywhere. I write some reviews by hand first, but it's not in any of my notebooks. It's not in WordPress and I don't have it saved as word doc anywhere. Still, in my mind, I feel like …

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The Trouble with Mirrors – Charlotte Elkins, Aaron Elkins

I think that was the last one in the series that I owned. Apparently number four, but I didn't read them in order anyway, they're very loosely connected. Some characters repeat, but they always get reintroduced. I'll borrow the synopsis from Goodreads, as it gives a good summary of the plot. Alix London, the art …

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures – Stephen Fry

I read various pieces of advice on what to read or not read during the lockdown. I actually gave a few myself (happy, depressing, wise, grieving, the long ones and moving). One advice I didn't take seriously at the beginning was that to read 'books that you know, genres that are comfortable, nothing too challenging'. …

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