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The Friday 56 - A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

1.  Grab a book, any book. 418 more words

Weekend Reads #75

Happy Friday Readers!

I love to see this day of the week arrive, there’s only a few hours until the weekend is officially here. As with most weekends I am working this Saturday however I always have my evening and Sunday to make the most of the weekend. 321 more words


Review: 'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess

Well, hello, my little droogs. Appy polly loggies for not having posted in a while. My exams were driving me bezoomny. Anyway, I couldn’t stop thinking in Nadsat for a good month after I’d read this book. 1,023 more words


Interview with a Baroudeur

Edited version of a private ‘question and answer’ interview with one of Muswell Hill Peloton’s founding members.

What exactly is a “baroudeur”?

The Wattmeister: in a cycling context, ‘baroudeur’ means an attacking, punchy rider. 226 more words

Queen of Angels

Continuing with the Greg Bear Raw Feed series.

I bought this one in hardcover when in came out even though I didn’t have a lot of money. 1,557 more words

Science Fiction

Why Shakespeare is more myth than man

SHAKESPEARE by Bill Bryson (Harper Press, 2007)

Do we really need another book about William Shakespeare? The answer is, of course, a resounding ‘NO’.

In fairness, Bill Bryson is fully cognizant of this fact. 397 more words