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In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami

April 22, 2020
In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami

I'd picked this up on a whim from work after spending so many years, literally years, walking past it picking it up and putting it back on the shelf.  I finally bought it, read it and I'm not entirely sure what I just read.  Hand on heart I enjoyed the book, the writing was very gripping as were the characters but it got very strange. To the point…

Books Wrap Ups

September Wrap Up

October 27, 2019
September Wrap Up

Posting a September Wrap up at the end of October? What could be more on-brand for me during the academic year? I'll be honest third year is so tough, the self-discipline needed to write a dissertation is insane and my blog has definitely suffered as a result. I've read so much and got so much content to make but it feels like no time to do it. I…

Adult Fiction Books Reviews

Supermarket by Bobby Hall

October 8, 2019
Supermarket by Bobby Hall

I've had my eye on this book for ages. I've picked it up and put it back on the shelf at work more times than I can count. Finally, I decided to sod it, and get the £12.99 paperback. I was doing the typical reader thing of 'I don't want this odd-sized paperback on my shelf'. I'm so glad I decided to. I took this away with me to…

Adult Fiction Books Reviews

Blow Your House Down by Pat Barker

November 6, 2018

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 area...There's not really much room to dispute it. Down to the mention of a woman that survived the attack but was left with a 'crater' in the back…