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The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell My rating: 4 of 5 stars Part of the current A level English Literature syllabus, this classic novel from Farrell is part of his triptych of books looking at, and criticising, the British Empire. This one is based loosely on the real events of 1857 when Indian sepoys […]
Life is Elsewhere by Milan Kundera My rating: 2 of 5 stars This is the third – and definitely final – novel by Milan Kundera that I shall be reading. Given that he is so famous and his writings so admired, I really felt I shouldn’t write him off after reading ‘Slowness’ which I found […]
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Tag Archives: music
In my defence, there are two pieces of evidence I would like to present before the jury before they convict me of gross outrage behaviour for a respectable adult yesterday. The first is that I had the double honour of … Continue reading
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