Tag: Man Booker

Sorry, no posts found.

The Hysterical Hamster

Serious Sweet by A.L. Kennedy

Jon is a public servant in Westminster who hates his job. He’s just left his wife – who was having an affair – and struggles to be a decent father to his daughter. In his spare time he writes love letters (for...

Read More

The Many by Wyl Menmuir

Wyl Menmuir’s The Many is a frustrating read in as much as you can see what the author was striving for – grief explored through dream and symbolism – but fails to reach the mark. The bulk of the action takes...

Read More

Hystopia by David Means

“Hystopia” is the name Eugene Allen gives to his war novel, an attempt to work through the trauma he experienced during the Vietnam War. But before we even begin “Hystopia”, the reader is provided with a...

Read More

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Sofia is a twenty-something who works as a Barista in the UK and spends most of her free time looking after her ailing mother Rose. They’ve headed to Spain, the setting for 90% of the novel, so Rose can visit the clinic of...

Read More
Loading
  • My review of The King Is Always Above The People by Daniel Alarcon https://t.co/Dv5FybhqOg - The stories blur together rather than stand out
    about 3 hours ago
  • I liked but didn’t love Autumn. While the main thread involving a 100 year old song-writer and a teenager with an… https://t.co/AN222OGnDP
    about 2 days ago
  • My review of Phone by Will Self https://t.co/OIZIsNgTUG - Opaque and bloated and frustrating with moments of brilliance.
    about 3 days ago

Archives

Blog Stats

  • 49,868 hits

Goodreads