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Review: Oscar and Lucinda – Peter Carey

This is a big book, and it’s taken me a long time to read it. As an aside, I often find that big books take a disproportionately long time to read because they’re bigger and heavier to carry around – … 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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Review: The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanagan

I got really swept up in this book in a way that doesn’t happen very often (and even less frequently when I’m not on holiday). The title, ‘The Narrow Road to the deep north’ refers to the Burma death railway … Continue reading

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