I am not a great fan of Ian McEwan,but I always feel like reading his novels because I am mesmerized by his allegorical sentences as well as his labyrinthine plots and settings just the like of his Booker Prize winning… 393 more words
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
Winner of the 2015 Man Booker, this is a truly harrowing book.
It follows the story of Dorrigo Evans, an Australian doctor who becomes a POW in one of the heinous work camps of the Japanese, tasked with building an impossible railway line through Burma. 324 more words
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We are all Completely Beside Ourselves was on the Booker long-list in 2014 and the general consensus appeared to be that it wouldn’t make it to the short list (it didn’t) because it was too ‘light’ and ‘funny’. 507 more words