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To What the Future May Hold by Olivia F.

In The Remains of the Day, the author, Kazuo Ishiguro, presents thought provoking views on mistakes and regrets of life through the main character, Stevens, and the realizations that Stevens comes to while reflecting upon his own life throughout the novel. 525 more words




Author of: TALL OAKS (2016)

On Twitter: @whittyauthor

To celebrate the launch of Chris Whitaker’s excellent debut novel, Tall Oaks, I’m very pleased to invite him to Reader Dad to talk about his writing influences. 547 more words

Crime Fiction

13 / 04 / 16

Maybe it’s time to go. To lie in the folds of one city,

While listening to the jagged,

Carnal breaths of another.

Tishani Doshi ‘The Adulterous Citizen’

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Book Review: The Remains of the Day

And yet what precisely is this “greatness”? Just where, or in what, does it lie? I am quite aware it would take a far wiser head than mine to answer such a question, but if I were forced to hazard a guess, I would say that it is the very  698 more words


An Artist of the Floating World

There is certainly a satisfaction and dignity to be gained in coming to terms with the mistakes one has made in the course of one’s life…

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Living Well

Memory, I realize, can be an unreliable thing

Memory, I realize, can be an unreliable thing; often it is heavily coloured by the circumstances in which one remembers, and no doubt this applies to certain of the recollections I have gathered here.

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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

“How can old wounds heal while maggots linger so richly?”

In The Buried Giant, an elderly Briton couple wander through Anglo-Saxon England searching for a son they barely remember. 600 more words