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Summer Reading 2015 Edition

Now that we’re more than a whole week into fall, I thought it might be time to talk about my summer reading . It was another busy summer — but whose wasn’t? 527 more words

Books, Reviews, And Reading

Review: Pigeon English

Pigeon English Stephen Kelman, 2011


The story of Pigeon English is far from amazing, but Kelman’s writing is enthralling to the point at which it is hard to put this book down. 213 more words

Book Review

Pigeon English

Three or four times, my mum has given me the entire Booker Prize shortlist for Christmas. The first time I got them I was very pleased. 340 more words


Book review: Pigeon English, by Stephen Kelman

By Whitney Matusiak

Author Stephen Kelman grips readers and deftly conjures compassion with the use of a culturally and socially magnetic dialect in his debut novel… 564 more words


Book Eighteen: Pigeon English

When one of his school mates is murdered, 11 year old Ghanaian immigrant Harri takes matters into his own hands and with the help of his friend Jordan, turns detective and launches his own investigation into the death. 491 more words


#1: Another year older, another year wiser

Say it with me: I am a drop in the ocean. I am neighbour, nation, north and nowhere.
I am one among many and we all fall together. 107 more words

Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman 2011

Between the end leaves of my library copy of Pigeon English, I found a Ghanaian petrol receipt. It’s rubber stamped by the Glory Oil Filling Station in Boaso, dated 22/08/2012 and is for 20 Ghanaian cedis, about £5. 1,170 more words

Literary Fiction