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Bookends: A wild time in the old west

Bookends: A wild time in the old west

By Dan Davidson

October 21, 2015

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The Sisters Brother

By Patrick DeWitt

House of Anansi Press… 975 more words

Bookends

HYPNOTIC "ABLUTIONS"


(Better Perceived after reading the book)

Discuss Ablutions. You come across the wonderful cover image of The Sisters Brothers in the Man Booker Shortlist for the year 2012. 356 more words

Book Review

I Just Gave Up...

…on Undermajordomo Minor. It is a sluggishly paced and pointless affair of a “darky funny fairy tale” (that forgets to actually be funny), and I officially abandoned it around halfway through, which is, interestingly, where the first hint of actual conflict started to assert itself. 85 more words

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I Am Currently Reading...

Undermajordomo Minor, by Patrick DeWitt, and, tragically, I am not enjoying it as much as The Sisters Brothers, which he also wrote. Perhaps this is because it is a different genre, which I knew going in, or perhaps it is because the main character is an idiot, which I did not. 41 more words

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Books Shmooks

Read: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt. A funny, violent and ultimately kinda beautiful Old West yarn. Highly Recommended.

Reading: Zoo by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. 79 more words

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Year's last and Year's first

The last book I read in 2015 and the first of 2016 were both Christmas gifts, and both wonderful reads in their own way.

I ended 2015 with… 432 more words

Top Five Books I Read in 2015

Just as I did last year, I am listing the top five favourite books that I read in 2015, in no particular order. This list is based more on personal favoritism, rather than my feelings of their absolute quality. 996 more words

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