The Fall of Light – Niall Williams

I admit I was not fully convinced when I bought this book. There was a time in my life when I liked nothing better than a family saga, but it seems to have passed. What finally decided was the fact that the story takes place during The Great Famine and none of the other books …

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November round-up

It seems that like all months this year November just raced by, maybe it's for the best less time for thinking about the sorry state of world affairs...Reading-wise it was not a bad month, but it was actually only saved on Monday when I read two books in one day, that does not happen to …

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The Book of Evidence – John Banville

The story of Frederick Charles St John Montgomery as narrated by Freddie Montgomery. If there ever was an unreliable narrator it's Freddie, guilty of murder and theft, in prison giving a statement on his life and his crimes. Being at time superficial, like Freddie, I'll begin with the physical aspect. I read a Picador Classic …

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