Tag Archive: Book review

Oct 01

Book review – J. M. Coetzee – Disgrace

Book review – J. M. Coetzee – Disgrace Rating: 7/10 Written by: J. M. Coetzee Review: Book review – J. M. Coetzee – Disgrace – Well to start with don’t imagine this book is going to be fun because it won’t be. It’s firmly placed in the conflict between black and white that defines modern …

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Dec 16

Book review – John Le Carre – The Mission Song

Book review – John Le Carre – The Mission Song Rating: 6/10 Written by: John Le Carre Review: Book review – John Le Carre – The Mission Song – This is one of John Le Carre’s African books. That is to say Africa is the cause he is espousing. He’s done one or two of these …

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Sep 08

Book review – John Le Carre – Absolute Friends

Book review – John Le Carre – Absolute Friends Rating: 9/10 Written by: John Le Carre Review: Book review – John Le Carre – Absolute Friends – To begin with I have to confess that at no point did I read this book without at least four pints of Guinness having been drunk. This is merely …

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Aug 22

Book review – Richard Brautigan – The abortion: An historical romance 1966

Book review – Richard Brautigan – The abortion: An historical romance 1966 Rating: 7/10 Written by: Richard Brautigan Review:  Book review – Richard Brautigan – The abortion: An historical romance 1966 – As soon as I started reading this book Haruki Murakami came to mind. Partly this is because the first half of the book is …

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Jul 08

Book review – Anne Frank – The diary of a young girl

Book review – Anne Frank – The diary of a young girl Rating: 10/10 Written by: Anne Frank Review: Book review – Anne Frank – The diary of a young girl – It’s very daunting to write a review of Anne Frank’s diary, it’s a no win situation since it’s impossible to do it justice and …

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Mar 20

Book review – On the road (1957)

Book review – On the road (1957) Rating: 7/10 Written by: Jack Kerouac Review: Book review – On the road (1957) – Recently I’ve been reading books I’ve always meant to read and not got around to for one reason or another. This was one of the first books I thought of in this category. When …

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