Archive for the ‘Book Reviews’ Category

December 1, 2019 0

The Wind in the Willows

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I’m finishing off The Wind in the Willows. Very curious book. I remember it being read to me in class when I was tiny, and at that age I didn’t always get all of what was being read or shown to me. Such as when I was watching the movie Mary Poppins, which I loved. […]

June 29, 2018 0


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Finishing up the fifth volume so far of Mr. Karl Ove Knausgaard’s series “My Struggle.” My mind is a little blown, but his story stimulates me not to give up on my own journey. My pal is waiting for the final volume, coming out in September, but I will have to wait until she’s finished […]

November 16, 2016 0

BOO by Neil Smith

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Finished the book BOO by Neil Smith. It’s a bittersweet fantasy story about childhood, getting over pain, and forgiveness. A little boy wakes up in the afterlife, a mysterious place where everyone is the same age as he is. The tone is gentle; for me it’s an improvement over Smith’s book of short stories BANG […]

June 25, 2015 0

Review of The Penguin Book of Crime Stories, Vol II.

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I’ve read The Penguin Book of Crime Stories, Volume 2, Peter Robinson ed. Easy book to get through – reading story after story is like munching potato chips. I’ve now got the idea that a crime story is about conflict, but taken to the level that most of us rarely aspire to. We can hate […]