Monthly Archives: October 2021

Who will win the Booker Prize?

Though I always tried to read the winner, I did not intensely follow the Booker until I started writing my blogs on BooksandLiliane. Over the past years I have never felt myself in the position that I enjoyed reading all … Continue reading

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Anuk Arudpragasam || A Passage North

Not a lot happens in A Passage North. Nevertheless Arudpragasam succeeds in sharing an awful lot of information with his readers. He has chosen a contemplative style of writing and uses this to ‘transport’ thoughts, facts and reflections. In this … Continue reading

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Nadifa Mohamed || The Fortune Men

Mixed feelings after having finished The Fortune Men. I had trouble getting into the novel, a day after reading the final pages I wonder whether Mohamed has not tried to do too much to make her message come over. That … Continue reading

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Richard Powers ||Bewilderment

I must have read everything by Richard Powers and every time I am blown away by his work. This novel is no exception, even though Bewilderment is not a typical Powers. Usually the writer abounds in intricate story lines with … Continue reading

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Damon Galgut || The Promise

Galgut has written a clever novel that through the use of four different perspectives allows us to look inside the lives of the main characters at the same time subtly giving us insight the South-African state of mind. When the … Continue reading

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