The pros and cons of reading a graphic novel (from a novice graphic novel reader)
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The pros and cons of reading a graphic novel (from a novice graphic novel reader)


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I don’t really read graphic novels. I have heard of them, know lots of people who love them, but for some reason or another, they have never really made there way to … Continue reading

A Review of Kazuo Ishguro’s “Nocturnes”
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A Review of Kazuo Ishguro’s “Nocturnes”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Kazuo Ishiguro is a writer of many genres: novels, short stories, and screen plays. He is Japanese-British and I think this creates a really interesting combination for his writing style. To me, … Continue reading

A review of Rosie Garland’s “Vixen”: what happens when we don’t check our beliefs
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A review of Rosie Garland’s “Vixen”: what happens when we don’t check our beliefs


I read this book on my flight from Switzerland to Australia. Usually long haul flights tend to soften the sparkle of most reading experiences, in fact one could argue that they soften the sparkle of almost every experience. It is something about the snoring, the crying babies… not to mention the recycled stale air and … Continue reading