Monthly Archives: January 2017

Le droit de ne pas finir un livre.

Daniel Pennac the French writer and teacher, wrote a short non-fiction book, originally published in French in 1992 “Comme un Roman” (The English title was “The Rights of the Reader“). It’s a wonderfully economical and witty exploration of why we … Continue reading

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“And the Mountains Echoed” by Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini is a marvellous storyteller. He wrote “The Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns“. This novel covers over sixty years from the late forties to 2010. He’s great with words and produces images that flow like poetry. The … Continue reading

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“Lethal People” by John Locke

John Locke is the 8th author in history to have sold one million eBooks on Kindle (I actually read a paper based copy). This is not great literature, the characters don’t develop but it has a pacy plot and being … Continue reading

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