Monthly Archives: September 2015

Review: Midnights Children – Salman Rushdie

It was only in reading ‘Staying On’ about post colonial India that I realised I’d never written a review of Salman Rushdies ‘Midnights Children’. This was another audio book I listened to on my commute – all 24 hours of it, … Continue reading

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Review: Holiday – Stanley Middleton

‘Holiday’ tells the story of Edwin Fisher, a lecturer going through a crisis in his mid-thirties, following the death of his young child and the subsequent separation from his wife. At times this novel reminded me of ‘The Conservationist’ – … Continue reading

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Review: The true history of the Kelly gang -Peter Carey

This was another hit for me on the Booker winners list. From the start right through I felt compelled to keep going and to understand the fate of Ned (Edward) Kelly. I’d not heard of Ned Kelly before but the … Continue reading

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