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An ever-growing collection of books…

Now it may not come as too much of a surprise that I like to read, and I read a lot. As such even my bookshelves are starting to overflow, piles of books are appearing around my bedroom and even I feel the books around my bed may soon become a tripping hazard. Yet I… Continue reading An ever-growing collection of books…

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100 Greatest Novels of All Time

The guardian has a long established list depicting the 100 greatest novels of all time. Although the list is in its 13th year, it continues to be regarded with high esteem so I thought I’d see how many I’ve managed to get through in my twenty years. I’ve placed a little heart ♥ by the books… Continue reading 100 Greatest Novels of All Time

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The Silkworm

With a little break from exploring, it’s time to discuss Robert Galbraith’s second novel; The Silkworm. I’ve been eagerly awaiting the paperbacks release, to revisit Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin in their next case. Its beginning held parallels to The Cuckoo’s Calling, a little slow paced, as a mixture of smaller cases intertwine with… Continue reading The Silkworm