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An example of simple genius | from Don Delillo

An example of simple genius | from Don Delillo

"It was the rooftop summer, drinks or dinner, a wedged garden with a wrought iron table that's spored along its curved legs with oxide blight, and maybe those are old French roses climbing the chimney pot, a color called maiden's blush, or a long terrace with a slate...

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THE NOVELS OF JAY MCINERNEY

THE NOVELS OF JAY MCINERNEY

Fiction The Novels of Jay McInerney It's 6am DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOU ARE? It’s the question asked of the unnamed central character in Jay McInerney’s seminal debut novel ‘Bright Lights, Big City.’ Since Bright Lights release in 1984 McInerney has released a further six...

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The Gruffalo and Other Stories

The Gruffalo and Other Stories

And so begins the Gruffalo, the tale of a small mouse, living on his quick wits and guile to avoid being the main course for some of the more predatory elements of the forest, not least the mysterious Gruffalo himself, with his ‘terrible tusks and terrible claws and...

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Review of Moon Palace by Paul Auster

Review of Moon Palace by Paul Auster

There is something in the way in which Paul Auster writes that stays with me for days afterwards. It lingers in thought, a nagging urge to better understand the prose; that no matter how deeply you feel about the story, there’s another layer unfound, asking to be...

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What’s the Meaning of Liff?

What’s the Meaning of Liff?

And no, it's not 42. Did you ever feel that the world needed a word for that bead of sweat which runs down your bottom cleavage? Neither did I. Luckily for the rest of us, two men did feel that particular need. Indeed, they felt the need to appoint words to a whole...

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Review – The Sisters Brothers by Patrick De Witt

Review – The Sisters Brothers by Patrick De Witt

Eli and Charlie Sisters are brothers, co-workers and notorious killers. Hired guns sent on a job to track down and murder the wonderfully named Hermann Kermit Warm, accused of stealing from the mysterious, powerful and sinister boss-man known only as The Commodore....

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