Monthly Archives: October 2015

Denis Johnson ||The Laughing Monsters

Someone on the internet had recommended The Laughing Monsters. I cannot find back who suggested the novel, a pity. I would have loved to have asked him (or her) what exactly made him suggest this novel. I found that I … Continue reading

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Anne Enright || The Green Road

Not a lot happens in The Green Road, it being a novel about relationships and the consequences of upbringing on the choices made later in life. Enright zooms in on the choices the four children of mother Rosaleen make as … Continue reading

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The Man Booker Prize 2015: my favourite

To be honest, my favourite novel will not be announced the winner by the #manbookerprize jury. They did not put it on the short list. After having finished the entire short list (which turns out to be a feat in … Continue reading

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Tom McCarthy || Satin Island

I never managed to finish C, McCarthy’s previous short listed novel. I was not really looking forward to reading Satin Island I must admit, but I was pleasantly surprised. Satin Island turned out to be an amusing┬áparody on the corporate … Continue reading

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Marlon James || A Brief History of Seven Killings

What shall I say? Shall I recommend this novel to anyone? Well maybe if you’re the type that loves being bludgeoned to oblivion with sheer violence combined with the ravings of drug addicts, gang dons and slightly cheesy CIA-agents. Fortunately … Continue reading

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