Monthly Archives: May 2011

Henrietta lives!

As with anything I write here; you should be aware I may post spoilers. This is all largely for my benefit. Read on with caution. “the immortal life of Henrietta Lacks” was a tremendous read. It couples a very personal … Continue reading

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New week new book

A bit belatedly posting, as I started a new book on monday night. Ian McEwan “solar”. Having read “Saturday” last year, I’m looking forward to this. I find his work as compelling as William Boyd ( I’m still reading ” … Continue reading

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Finished one!

Finally! I finished a book; been a bit slow of late ( lots of things to do other than read). Pigeon English finished – all told a very engaging read. The “voice” of the main character (harri) is brilliantly conveyed … Continue reading

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Keeping it up

I have now started reading “pigeon English” on the kindle

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and a fresh one

Finished “The Hanging Shed” by Gordon Ferris. I found this an awful lot better than I had initially expected. The story rips along in a manner not dissimilar to the style of “Robert Goddard” and indeed it had the read-on … Continue reading

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All the history…

¬†Bad Boy: An Inspector Banks Novel (Inspector Al… Peter Robinson Typical Peter Robinson fare… This series may well have run its course and has little that is fresh about it. I am now only buying and reading them because I … Continue reading

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iPhone is back…

Finished “never let me go”; found this to be a compelling read but one which left the reader with a great deal to do. You are never given the full explanation of the why’s and wherefores and are left to … Continue reading

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