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The Envy of the World

This book is subtitled, Fifty years of the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3. I picked it up cheaply in one of those Soho remaindered...

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The Human Factor

The latest in my reading of the full Graham Greene oeuvre. This novel is about the life of Castle, a middle ranking official working in...

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Norwegian Wood

The latest book I’ve been reading by Murakami, it’s a little different to the previous two that I’ve read. The same...

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Sputnik Sweetheart

Well I did say after I read Dance Dance Dance, that I was going to read more Haruki Murakami, and this is the next one I picked up. The...

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In A Dry Season

The book chain Ottakers occassionally runs special 99p promotions on novels to introduce you to a new series. So I picked up In A Dry...

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The Leopard

Some years back, back when foreign language films were shown on terrestrial television, there were a couple of series I used to watch...

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The New Rulers of the World

I picked this up in the Waterstones sale quite cheaply. I quite like John Pilger, but was annoyed with myself when I missed his last TV...

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Balham to Bollywood

I must admit that the only reason I bought this book was because I saw it for just �2.99 last Thursday when I was shopping in Tesco...

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Stamboul Train

Well I did promise myself that I’d read more, or indeed all, of Graham Greene’s oeuvre this year. Stamboul Train is one his...

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One Step Behind

The latest in the Kurt Wallender series by Henning Mankell was recently published in English in the UK, and I love these books. The trouble...