Monthly Archives: August 2017

Sebastian Barry || Days Without End

Man Booker Longlist 2017 I’d not say Days Without End with all its descriptions of battles would normally have been my cup of tea. Nevertheless I really did enjoy reading it. Somewhere during The American Civil War I had had … Continue reading

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George Saunders || Lincoln in the Bardo

Man Booker Longlist Lincoln in the Bardo is definitely not your average novel. Its form is too unusual. Part of the novel consists of quotes from letters, journals, newspaper articles or biographies on Abraham Lincoln; the other part of remarks, … Continue reading

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Angela Flournoy || The Turner House

The Turner House is about the family once living it, a large family of fifteen in Detroit. The children have gone their own way, father has died, mother who is no longer fit has moved in with her first-born, a … Continue reading

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