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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: novel writing
If I’m honest, I was a little disappointed to the response I received when I announced my intention to share my book project for NaNoWriMo on my blog here. considering the huge numbers of people who regularly follow, many of whom are … Continue reading
Audience participation needed for this one so read to the end (it’s not long) and leave a comment! Well, it is indeed coming. NoNoWriMo, the national novel writing competition is about to start and I’m in a quandary. On the one hand, … Continue reading
So, school has finally finished and Things I & II can forget all about it for a few weeks. I, however, get to forget about it much longer. Time to relax? I wish! There’s no rest for the wicked as they say … Continue reading
You may have noticed I’ve not posted anything for several days on this blog. There are reasons. I didn’t die and I haven’t given up (though, at times, I wish I would). One reason is that last Saturday, when I … Continue reading