Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sunjeev Sahora || The Year of the Runaways

Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2015 Despite all the violence and abuse The Year of the Runaways is a novel about hope: of a better future for yourself and your family in a country that is said to offer more opportunities. The … Continue reading

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Chigozie Obiama || The Fishermen

Man Booker Prize 2015 Short List Serious spoilers in this blog! I had just finished reading The Fishermen when it was announced that the novel had made it to the Booker Short List. I was not sure whether I agreed … Continue reading

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Anna Smaill || The Chimes

The Chimes is a dystopian novel with a well-known theme: the world is destroyed by a disaster or attack, an elite has usurped power and restraints the common folk, one or more brave heroes will fight the elite and save … Continue reading

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