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My eyes were beginning to flutter from the strain of keeping them open. The light that had been on since 9 PM now seemed brighter and harsher. 441 more words

Reading

Já li - A Balada de Adam Henry

PORQUE LI?

Foi um projecto profissional (do qual vos falarei certamente mais adiante) que colocou este livro no meu caminho. Seleccionei um conjunto de títulos de ficção que abordam a questão da tomada de decisão e depois de analisadas as diversas opções com o meu cliente, a escolha recaiu sobre o romance mais recente de Ian McEwan. 287 more words

Acordo Fotográfico

Consuming culture

No, not the kind of culture I should be enjoying. No museums, galleries or cathedrals here.  Not the stuff that’s right in front of me and that I’ll probably not have a chance to see again. 838 more words

I just finished a good book

Saturday is Henry Perowne’s mesmerising stream of consciousness, undulating every so softly with the plot. Things happen – there are knifes, fast cars and orgasms – but the essence of the novel is composure. 87 more words

My Thoughts

‘Breakfast on Pluto’ by Patrick McCabe

I completely lost patience with this (thankfully short) novel.

Breakfast on Pluto is the dysfunctional story of Patrick ‘Pussy’ Braden, a transvestite living in the Irish village of Tyreelin near to the border with Northern Ireland. 289 more words

Literature

Review: Νομος περι τεκνων απο τον Ian McEwan.

Η Φιόνα Μέι είναι διακεκριμένη νομικός που εκδικάζει στο Ανώτατο Δικαστήριο υποθέσεις οι οποίες εμπίπτουν στο οικογενειακό δίκαιο. Είναι φημισμένη για την οξυδέρκειά της, την ακρίβεια και την ευαισθησία της.

Book Reviews

WWW Wednesday (27 April)

WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. It’s open for anyone to join in and is a great way to share what you’ve been reading! 1,834 more words

Books