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The Body Farm

Prelude: Body

06/17/12 16:12

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


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

I Lennox Tanner did not kill Sandra Morris

Hi everyone, I gotta tell you all the truth: I am not a murderer. No one believes me. Everyone is saying that I’m a liar. Even the people who socalled trust me are calling me insane. 2,115 more words


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


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

Confessions & Confusions

Unreliable narrators in fiction make for some fascinating reading, and what could be more unreliable than a confession? Strangely, I happened to read two such novels recently. 404 more words


The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

source: personal copy
title: The Girl on the Train
author: Paula Hawkins (twitter)
pages: 323
genre: mystery/psychological thriller
published: 2015
first line: There is a pile of clothing on the side of the train tracks. 850 more words

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