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Why Mice Don’t Go Into the Forest

This is long overdue. The author and I spent a lot of time on it, passing it back and forth for revisions. Shortly after we finished, a member of my family died. 1,812 more words

Translations

Titus Groan, Part 6

Violence and madness abound as the fallout from the library fire compounds on itself like cracks in a windshield. 2,224 more words

Book Talk

Gormenghast

Well, it had to happen sooner or later. I totally failed to read Gormenghast within a week. Re-read, even. Somehow that makes it worse. 256 more words

Fiction

The pain of no internet access, thermal cooking and the bread maker goes kaput

It’s amazing how we all rely so heavily on the internet. Our router went kaput earlier this week and it’s been uncomfortable not having easy access to the worldwide web. 698 more words

Books

The Gormenghast Novels

One of the strangest, most compelling series of books I ever read was the literary, yet still fantastic, Gormenghast series of novels, written by the late… 775 more words

Writing

Titus Groan, Part 5

Bookburning isn’t something to be taken lightly, but for someone who’s never satisfied with life it’s a risk worth taking. 1,612 more words

Book Talk

Top ten all time favourite authors

Top Ten Tuesday, as brought to the blogosphere by The Broke and the Bookish, is a weekly feature for anyone fond of lists and fond of books. 65 more words

Books