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December Wrap Up
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December Wrap Up

The astute among you will have noticed that a November Wrap Up was missing last month…that was because I read hardly anything to warrant a wrap up. Honestly, December wasn’t much better! This years University reading has certainly been a…

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas de Quincey
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Confessions of an English Opium Eater by …

I still lack any idea what this book entailed, nor can I accurately describe it. Simply because it was chaos. Complete and utter chaos. Though I’m not entirely sure what I expected from self professed Opium induced musings. De Quincey…

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Hiroshima by John Hersey
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Hiroshima by John Hersey

I didn’t think this book would grip me the way it did. I knew very little of the A-Bomb drop on Hiroshima, only that it happened if I’m honest, but Hersey’s account opened my eyes. He recounted real peoples experiences…

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October Wrap Up
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October Wrap Up

University took over my reading this month. I’m always a lot slower reading when I’m reading anything like this. I find it takes more concentration and I have to read pages multiple times. I didn’t have a great reading month,…

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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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