Monthly Archives: January 2016

Colm Toibin

Do not expect sensation and excitement with Colm Toibin. His novels develop slowly and deal with the daily life of everyday normal people. Nora Webster is one of those people who could live next door. She is a widow who … Continue reading

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Jonathan Franzen || Purity

The word that comes to mind when thinking about Purity is well-crafted. What definitely not comes to mind is captivating, fascinating. There was hardly any moment I felt the urge to read on. On the contrary there were too many … Continue reading

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Garth Risk Hallberg || City on Fire

The main character in City on Fire is New York. Not the town as we know it today: fashionable, shopalicious and a tourist attraction, City on Fire takes us to the New York of the seventies: derelict, criminal, with entire … Continue reading

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