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The White Woman, by Liam Davison

I was impressed by Liam Davison’s Soundings, but The White Woman is an extraordinary book.  I was lost in the world it created from the moment I started reading it. 1,730 more words


The Velodrome, by Liam Davison

It’s a sad thing to discover an Aussie author’s work only because he was killed in an atrocity, (see Vale Liam Davison) but it has been a delight to read his first novel.  1,769 more words


Gasoline, by Quim Monzo, translated by Mary Ann Newman

Gasoline is a book that messes with your mind, but it’s good fun.

The novella (only 141 pages) satirises the new York art scene, and while it’s true that modern art is an easy target, the way the author has tackled its pretensions is droll indeed.    931 more words


The Wild Goose, by Mori Ogai, translated by Meredith McKinney

Finlay Lloyd publish beautiful books, and The Wild Goose by Mori Õgai is no exception.    It’s a new translation of an early modern Japanese text, its origins captured in the cover design by Phil Day of… 1,030 more words