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2014 Year in Review #1: The Stats

Are we sick of year in review posts yet? No? I really enjoyed doing multiple, detailed posts last year, but Bookstravaganza took up most of my December so I’m gonna keep things simple this time round. 513 more words

1001 Books

“In spite of this, our table’s status on the Oronsay continued to be minimal, while those at the Captain’s Table were constantly toasting to one another’s significance.

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There is a musicality with which Ondaatje writes. Beautiful novel.


The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje 2011

Buried in the first pages of The Cat’s Table is an authorial ‘I’ who subsequently disappears. By page six, Michael, aged 11, has become the book’s narrator. 772 more words

Literary Fiction