Tag Archives: Fiction

Libraries, Lotto and Land Ownership

Oh Heck Yes Mortgages do funny things to people. Apart from the direct result of owning a block of land, it caused two strange reactions in me. Firstly, I started buying scratchies. There’s nothing like staring down 25 years of … Continue reading

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A Room Of One’s Own

Author: Virginia Woolf Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1928 Pages: 112 I bought ‘A Room Of One’s Own’ for three reasons. Firstly, it was $10; who can say no to such prices? Secondly, Virginia Woolf possibly has one of the most … Continue reading

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To review or not to review?

What you see on this blog is the result of some pretty random circumstances. Some of my favorite books are on here, and some of my favorites sit quietly on my shelf, and might never to be reviewed. There have … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Wondered What Paedophiles Do With Their Spare Time?

Apparently between their jobs and abusing children they read book reviews – or more pointedly book reviews of Lolita. (Some would see this as befitting Vladimir Nabokov’s masterpiece, others as ironic). I bring this up because it is really interesting … Continue reading

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Back From Sucking

I’m back after a couple of months hiatus. I would like to say something heroic, like I got my leg blown off while extreme reading in the deserts of Afghanistan, but mostly I was lazy and lost interest. To fix this … Continue reading

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True Loves 1 and 2

Author: Manien Botma Penciller: Jason Turner Publisher: New Reliable Press Date Published: Volume 1 – May 2006, Volume 2 – June 2009 Volumes: Both are single volume A modern romance, True Loves follows a young vintage clothing store owner falling into … Continue reading

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I, Robot

  Author: Isaac Asimov Publisher: Spectra Date Published: 1950 Pages: 224 Firstly, if you have watched the ‘I, Robot’ movie please forget about it when approaching the book. The two texts are not at all alike; except they both feature robots and a character … Continue reading

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