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First Installment of Pickwick Papers Appears on This Date

The first installment of Charles Dickens’s first novel, The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club on this date in 1836. Dickens was asked to write a series of “sketches” to go with illustrations by Robert Seymour, whose work was already well known. 154 more words


Book Review - The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams

Many times profound statements and observations are buried within the serious and the dramatic; the comedic and the lighthearted get dismissed as simple entertainment with not much substance. 592 more words

Book Talk

Currently Reading: March Round-Up

I have decided that a monthly Round-Up should feature on the blog. Such posts will summarise what I have read every month. The next few months are likely to be very brief… 493 more words

American Literature

My Top 5 Books.

Along with New Media, I study English in University so obviously I’m an avid reader so what harm would a small list of my five favourite books do? 477 more words


The Unknown Ajax

 For Old Times Sake…..
Georgette Heyer (1959) The Unknown Ajax, Heinemann

Surely the literary world is richer because of the humble Garage Sale.  In embracing the tenet of: pass it on, the Garage Sale may not add to royalties but it certainly gets people reading.  273 more words


It's An Honor: Excerpt

My next novel, It’s An Honor, will be out in May! It was inspired by an oddly morbid daydream during the Golden Globes. I was watching the show and thought, “what if someone just got shot on stage? 411 more words

It's An Honor

The Book Thief

                                                         The Narrator’s Voice

                                  Markus Zusak (2005) The Book Thief, Picador by Pan Macmillan

A book about words.
A book about books.
A book about death. 191 more words