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April 15: Courier

If the courier is to be believed,

there’s nothing to report.

One wants desperately

to trust the ol’ sport.

In the absence of news,

there’s a good, of sorts. 21 more words

Poetry

In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad #1) by Tana French

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1984, Summer in Knocknaree, Ireland. Three children go in the woods near home to play and they do not come back. 242 more words

& Crime

The Reliable Unreliable Narrator

She was the ultimate, unreliable narrator. Her words were a compromised version of credibility, even to her own ears. In the silent space that occupied the ever-growing void between her own voice and her friend’s supportive responses, she would inwardly chastise herself for uttering such obvious untruths. 86 more words

Depression

The Body Farm

Prelude: Body

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The spine unhinges when detached from the ligaments that bind it. How naturally a resting body lies on the damp earth, uninhibited. 3,146 more words

Fiction

Idle Eye 193 : The Single Spies

I’ve become obsessed with Tristram Shandy of late. That entire notion of an unreliable narrator and the layering of truths to create another, even more unlikely than the sum of its parts, appeals to me enormously right now. 462 more words

Douglas John Thorp

The Book of the New Sun

It took me three months, but I finally finished The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe. It was published as four novels, but it is clearly one giant novel. 1,074 more words

Art

Slanting The Truth

On Tuesday 7th March we welcomed Sally Craythorne (S. E. Craythorne), author of How You See Me, to give a talk on reliable narrators. 583 more words

Norwich Writers' Circle