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The Complicated Need for an Intellectual Father Figure: Thoughts on Reading Donna Tartt’s The Secret History

The Secret History by Donna Tartt This books has been staring at me in the Ts of my Fiction section for quite a while now, so I thought I would delay all the other, newer books on my extensive reading … Continue reading

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Post-Book Completion Grieving: A Review of Grossman’s The Magician King

Does this ever happen to you? You’re reading a book and it is holding your interest, but nothing too mind shattering. Until you get deeper into it and you feel something in yourself slowly changing. Call it a metamorphosis. Or … Continue reading

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In Honour of Black Friday

I present to you my first attempt at a detective short story:             Black Friday             The body is splayed like a wrinkled carpet between the pillars of the shoplifting detector, face to the ground. He’s huge, at least 6ft3 … Continue reading

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February in Books

Paper Towns by John GreenAnother YA novel by the smart and witty John Green. This book follows the same pattern I outlined in my previous book post – slightly geeky, non-ambitious, don’t rock the boat guy vs. uber complicated, beautiful … Continue reading

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December in Books

 Well, only three days left of my vacation and I am pleased to say that the sitting there has been a success. I have sat there so long I am now ready to get up again. In order to ease … Continue reading

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