Monthly Archives: March 2015

Patricia Ferguson || Aren’t We Sisters

What shall I say? Ferguson has used a technique placing people who haver never met in a circumstance which forces them to work together and bond. In this case Lettie, staunch advocate of contraceptives (the novel is situated in the … Continue reading

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Rachel Seiffert || The Walk Home

I must admit that two things stood between me and a correct understanding of The Walk Home: the Scottish (which is rather hard to read if you’re not a native) and the thing about lodges, Orange March and bands. I … Continue reading

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Kazuo Ishiguro || The Buried Giant

Serious Spoiler Alert: do not continue reading if you want to read the novel! In The Buried Giant the realm of long deceased Arthur is covered in fog. Britons and Saxons live apart together in their own villages, they do … Continue reading

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Philip Hensher || The Emperor Waltz

Granted, The Emperor Waltz is written very well and fascinates. Hensher succeeds in taking his readers along in the lives of a varied group of people, varying successfully in style with every group or person. I was not happy with … Continue reading

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Tim Winston || Eyrie

Eyrie has got two main characters: Tom Keely and Perth. Keely is living on the top floor of a once modern apartment building, the eyrie. He spends his days there sleeping, drinking and apparently suffering from depression. He lost his … Continue reading

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Emily St. John Mandel || Station Eleven

In Station Eleven Mandel describes what happens when the earth’s population is drastically reduced by the Georgian Flu. All the things we take for granted (electricity, I-phones, internet, blogging, running water or food) have gone. Survivors have to start over … Continue reading

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Naomi Wood || Mrs. Hemingway

After having finished Mrs. Hemingway I wondered what my opinion on Hemingway himself was. I found that I differed between the author and the man. The first I read when I was very young, I can only recall not really … Continue reading

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