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Why You Should Read: Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban

Riddley Walker may just be the most entertainingly slow book I will ever read. Not in plot or pace, but in the way I read it. 485 more words

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Riddley Walker, by Russell Hoban

I fell in love with the language of this novel, and wanted to share some gems with you, whether you already know the book and would relish meeting it again, or might be drawn to encounter it for the first time! 109 more words

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How To Be Both by Ali Smith

Hmmm…for all the hype, I’m not sure this is quite as good as everyone says it is. Paintings can lead to all sorts of extraordinary places in fiction: Russell Hoban took one look at the medieval painting depicting the legend of St Eustace in Canterbury Cathedral and conjoured… 331 more words

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Book Review: Riddley Walker

Riddley Walker

by Russell Hoban

Russell Hoban wrote one of the fondest memories of my childhood: Bread and Jam for Frances. He wrote a number of books about an adorable young badger named Frances, actually, but Bread and Jam was the one I had, the one I remembered, the one that, as a picky eater, I related to. 878 more words

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