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House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski 2000)

House of Leaves is one of them strange, deep books which defies all explanation. It contains a great number of hidden meanings within its text. With regards to genre there are a number of ways to classify the novel. 858 more words


An Excerpt from Penthouse F, Book 2 in the Central Park West Trilogy by Richard Kalich

Central Park West Trilogy is under promotion at Amazon.co.uk and the e-book will be available for the fantastic price of £0.99 until the end of August. 810 more words

Contemporary Fiction

The Bookman, by Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar’s The Bookman introduces us to a bold alternate world flavored by Western literature. I lost count of all the literary references in this tale about an orphan (called Orphan, for clarity) who suddenly becomes very interesting to the government and several revolutionary groups. 254 more words


number9dream, by David Mitchell / *****

It hasn’t taken long for David Mitchell to establish himself as one of my all-time favorite authors. Heck, within a few minutes of starting Cloud Atlas, I knew I was reading something wholly unlike anything else I’d ever read, and within an hour, I knew this was one of the most astonishing pieces of writing I’d ever experience. 773 more words

Book Reviews

Whimword - Soupçon

Childless couples kept coming to Gepetto’s for years after he fled to the country, looking for any way that they could share his success in finding a “real” son or daughter. 471 more words


The Only Person On Facebook Who Wasn't Engaged or Pregnant

As the door blew open, a blast of cold air engulfed the coffee shop. Customers looked up from their chai lattes in surprise, teaspoons tinkling, biscuits crumbling. 259 more words


I am love

 Aastha Kanwar

I am glint of the minute, which laid foundation of an occult world,

I am Romeo’s bane, and Helen’s allure,

Deceasing all, I solely sustain. 113 more words