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August 2020 Reading Roundup In Absurdia

In Absurdia Book Review

In Absurdia is a curious novel. It’s also rather rather on-brand for this blog. But how did I feel about it? It’s a dizzying, disorientating

The Thursday Murder Club Review

The Thursday Murder Club Review

A woefully poor book, The Thursday Murder Club does not come recommended. Title: The Thursday Murder ClubAuthor: Richard OsmanPages: 400Published by: Viking Penguin (2020) I

May 2020 Reading Roundup The Sound Mirror

The Sound Mirror Review

The Sound Mirror is, without a doubt, my favourite novel of the year so far. Without spoilers, here’s why. *Disclaimer: I received a free advance

The Playmaker Project book review

The Playmaker Project Review

Who’d have thought that the worlds of sci-fi and soccer could collide? Well, author Daniel Peterson has done a remarkable job in bringing these two

Atomic Number Sixty book review

Atomic Number Sixty Review

Atomic Number Sixty is an interesting idea from the outset. I’m not sure that I’ve encountered anything like it before. Essentially, it’s a 60-chapter novella

A River in Darkness book review

A River in Darkness Review

A River in Darkness is a tough read. And I don’t mean that the writing is complicated. Ishikawa’s memoirs left me truly numb. Not since