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UNDERMAJORDOMO MINOR, by Patrick deWitt [2015]

R. Tim Morris’ Rating: 7/10

If ever there was a novel that could be labelled “Irreverent” this would be it. Probably by a landslide. However, through all the flippancy, I’m not entirely sure what… 202 more words

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Best Books I Read in 2016

It’s rare for me to read a book that was published recently as there are so many classics and modern greats for me to catch up on that there’s not much room on my shelves for new fiction. 1,693 more words

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Undermajordomo Minor~ My Review

Have you ever felt like a book was written specifically for you? As though the writer secretly knows and creates a story that perfectly fits with who you are? 268 more words

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Book Review: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

The first word that comes to mind about The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt is philosophical. And like many good western stories, movie and otherwise, this novel is full of dark and gritty greatness. 475 more words

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10 books on the International Dublin Literary Award longlist 2017

It’s that time of year again: the longlist for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award, the world’s richest literary prize, has been announced.

There are 147 titles on the list — from all corners of the world — all of which have been nominated by librarians, making it a proper “readers’ prize”. 529 more words

Charlotte Wood

A Wicked Western

I was sitting outside the Commodore’s mansion, waiting for my brother Charlie to come out with news of the job.

Deep in the heart of gold-mining country, the Sisters Brothers are travelling in search of one Mr Hermann Kermit Warm.

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Reviews: 'The Sisters Brothers' and 'The Suicide Shop'

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt ****
‘Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. Across 1000 miles of Oregon desert his assassins, the notorious Eli and Charlie Sisters, ride – fighting, shooting, and drinking their way to Sacramento. 602 more words