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The Vegetarian by Han Kang

4/5 stars.
ebook, 160 pages.
Read from May 20 to 24, 2016.

Is this strange book?  Yes, but it’s also a great book in which you can’t deny its beauty and potency.  907 more words

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The Swimmers by Joaquín Pérez Azaústre

4/5 stars.
ebook, 230 pages.
Read from June 26 to 28, 2016.

I’m pushing this review ahead as I need to process what I just read. 1,000 more words

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The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

4/5 stars.
Paperback, 379 pages.
Read from May 09 to 18, 2016.

I picked up this gem at a second-hand bookstore in Hong Kong. It’s a book that I’ve always wanted to read and it seemed fitting to read it now that I am living in Asia. 604 more words

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The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

4/5 stars.
Read from January 10 to 20, 2016.
Paperback, 390 pages.

This book came as a recommendation from my mom, meaning that this book could go one way or the other for me. 668 more words

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Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee

4/5 stars.
Read from December 28, 2015 to January 09, 2016.
Paperback, 220 pages.

This is the second novel I’ve read by J.M. Coetzee and this book left me with way too many feels. 682 more words

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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

4/5 stars.
ebook, 1050 pages.
Read from November 06 to December 19, 2015.

There are certain books that haunt you long after you’ve read them. Books that have you so interwoven in the plot and story that you feel like you’ve been there. 799 more words

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The Illegal by Lawrence Hill

4/5 stars.
Read from February 09 to 17, 2016.
ebook, 335 pages.

I judged this book by its cover initially and wasn’t overly keen to read it but as soon as I found out that large portion of the book was about running, my attitude quickly changed. 733 more words

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