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The Count of Monte Cristo

I spent the entire month of September reading one book – just one, very long, very good book, which left me literally, exhausted in the end; emotionally exhausted, a bit frustrated, and definitely sleep deprived.   1,388 more words


Noisy Reading

Some books I can read over and over—such is the case with good poetry and certainly with the poetry of Charles Baudelaire. 847 more words


Happy are the Happy by Yasmina Reza

Happy Are the Happy by Yasmina Reza (2013) French title: Heureux les heureux.

In September, our Book Club had picked Yasmina Reza’s novel Happy Are the Happy… 524 more words


First year of blogging Top3 reads

Where there it is, the end of my first year of blogging, I’ll spare you  my feelings and go for the facts. My end of year report follows. 90 more words


A New Rule of Writing

What is in a story that can render its substance or its telling legendary? There are small reasons any reader or writer can think about on this matter, personal ones linked to the books that haven’t left us. 947 more words

Lovely Loot in my Letter Box

Many years ago when The Offspring was only in his teens, we made a trip to Western Australia, and because he was too young to share the driving on long trips, we took day bus tours to visit… 1,329 more words

21st Century

Raphael Jerusalmy 'The Brotherhood of book hunters'

Initially, searching through audio books at my local lending library it was the cover of this book that caught my attention, I had not heard of the author. 279 more words