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Review – Mouthful of Birds

  Publisher: Oneworld Publications Format: Paperback Pages: 228 Rating: 4/5   Schweblin has a talent for leaving the reader feeling as though they've been spun around multiple times and then left to fend off the resultant dizziness by themselves. Similar to Schweblin's previous collaboration with translator Megan McDowell, Fever Dream, Mouthful of Birds has an eerie air about it -… Continue reading Review – Mouthful of Birds

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Double Review – Fever Dream and I’m Thinking of Ending Things

  Having read both of these short thrillers back to back, I've decided to review them as a couple as they both packed a punch and both are worthy recommendations.  Fever Dream is a mere one hundred and fifty two pages, but it managed to effectively get under my skin, leaving me feeling unsettled and… Continue reading Double Review – Fever Dream and I’m Thinking of Ending Things

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Review – Clean

  Clean is a gritty, eye-opening novel about addiction and all of the horrific things that come with it. Lexi Volkov, a Russian heiress and London socialite is forced into a remote rehab centre named Clarity by her brother Nikolai after almost overdosing on heroin. She is seventeen years old and we follow her struggle… Continue reading Review – Clean

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Review – The White Book

  Publisher: Portobello Books Format: Paperback Pages: 161 Rating: 5/5   A short collection of writings about the colour white, The White Book is a blend of genres that evokes a deep emotional response in its reader. Han Kang writes simultaneously with delicacy and with power, leaving no feeling untouched. Without knowing exactly what I was going to be… Continue reading Review – The White Book

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Tag – Book Blog Newbie

As I have recently entered the blogging world wide eyed and bushy tailed, I thought it would be interesting to share a bit about myself and why I decided to start writing about my reading. I did a quick search on the ol' Google and found something called the Book Blog Newbie Tag on The Book… Continue reading Tag – Book Blog Newbie