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Blow Your House Down by Pat Barker
Adult Fiction

Blow Your House Down by Pat Barker

I will maintain to my deathbed that this is most definitely a book loosely based around the Yorkshire Ripper’s murders. No matter what the author suggests. I mean a novel about prostitutes being killed by one man around the Leeds…

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Somebody’s Husband, Somebody’s Son by Gordon Burn
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Somebody’s Husband, Somebody’s Son by …

Somebody’s Husband, Somebody’s Son is perhaps the most terrifying book I’ve read. It’s a biographical account of the life of Peter Sutcliffe, otherwise known as the Yorkshire Ripper. Burn takes us from his childhood right up to the moment he…

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Millenium Hall by Sarah Scott
Adult Fiction

Millenium Hall by Sarah Scott

I’ve read this book….and I still can’t tell you what its truly about. I’ve never been so confused reading a book before. From what I can gather it seems these two gentleman find themselves in a women’s sanctuary. I can’t…

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by …

I remember reading this when I was in high school for one of our classes and I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve seen the film. This time I had to reread this for one of my degree…

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Looking Backwards by Edward Bellamy
Adult Fiction

Looking Backwards by Edward Bellamy

Another one on the every growing, or at least it seems it is, Uni reading. However, I enjoyed this decidedly more than Utopia. Looking Backwards follows Julian West, a very rich and well off man who was alive in the…

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