Monthly Archives: June 2016

Andrew Miller || The Crossing

Serious spoilers in this blog! Maud and Tim appear to be a happily married couple with a perfect daughter Zoe, surrounded by loving family (on his side). Dangers are looming however. Tim is part of the Eton, Oxbridge tradition, Maud … Continue reading

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Kate Tempest || The Bricks That Built The Houses

Kate Tempest writes plays, novels and poetry. The latter shows in The Bricks. Choice of words, rhythm, length of sentences, variation: it all works out very well. It results in a novel that convinces both on content, style and structure. … Continue reading

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Lauren Groff || Fates and Furies

Serious spoilers: do not continue reading this blog if you still want to read this awesome novel. Fates and Furies is the story of Lotto and Mathilde, a happily married couple. He started out a struggling actor who stumbled upon … Continue reading

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Explicit or subtle?

Tomorrow the jury of the Bailey’s Prize announces its winner. My favourite will not be chosen, it did not make the short list. I predict that Hanya Yanagihara¬†will win for her much debated A Little Life. I read the novel … Continue reading

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