The Sea – John Banville

I did not start with Mr Banville on the best of terms. My first book of his was The Book of Evidence, which I admired a lot from literary and craft standpoint, but which failed to move and completely engage me. because of that I was on one hand curious of The Sea, and on the …

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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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