Reading The Casual Vacancy

After some trouble with the mail system over here, The Casual Vacancy finally arrived this week and I’m trying to read it between studying breaks. So far (I’m only 50 pages into it) I’m just getting used to the characters and J.K Rowling’s style. When I purchased it back in June, I read it was […]

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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

The following is a review of Jonathan Franzen’s novel “Freedom”. Reader Discretion Is Advised due to the use of adult language.

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Poem: Prison by Mutabaruka

It has just been published that Mubarak has renounced. So, in honour of those who have fought for the liberty of the whole country: Prisoner by: Mutabaruka You ask me if I have ever been to prison Been to Prison? Your world of murderer’s and thieves Of hatred and jealousy of death And you ask […]

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Book Sightings – January

Reading some of your blog entries and searching the net, I’ve come across some wonderful and interesting works: Thanks to Short Story Addict, I discovered The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin by one of my favourite writers, Tennessee Williams. You can read James’ review here: it is fantastic. I hope I can […]

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