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Spies

I don’t think that before reading Michael Frayn’s previous novel, Headlong, I’d read any of his work. I’ve...

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After The Quake

Another Murakami book, and very entertaining like the others I’ve read. (I have a couple more awaiting my delectation, and it’s...

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Henning Mankell

He has a new book out… Update #1 Well I popped into Enfield earlier, bad back notwithstanding, and Ottakers were the only shop to...

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A Season With Verona

I’ve been wanting to read this since it came out last year, so the release of it in paperback meant I could get around to it. Now...

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Where Did It All Go Right?: Growing Up Normal in the 70s

Andrew Collins, sometime Eastenders script writer, Back Row presenter, regular contributor to Top Ten xxx and I Love the 19xx, and now...

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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...