Category: Reading Roulette

No 553 Ice by Anna Kavan

Anna Kavan’s Ice has been labelled many things. A straightforward apocalyptic sci-fi tale; an allegory of (Kavan’s own) heroin addiction and/or the cold war; a before it’s time warning about the dangers of climate change; a feminist response to misogyny and abuse, or a Beckettian work of the traumas of the inner mind. All these…

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Reading Roulette for May!

  So, it’s been a full 6 months since I last did a Reading Roulette, which means it’s time once again to put my literary fate in your capable hands and ask you to pick one of my May reads from the 746! You’ve picked me some great winners in the past – Life After…

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A Winner and a Finalist

So, we have a winner for October’s Reading Roulette and it is…..drum roll please……The Sisters Brothers by Patrick de Witt. Voting was very close and I have a feeling that I might try and squeeze The Thirteenth Tale and The Hound of the Baskervilles into October’s reading plans as well!   Thanks to everyone who…

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