No 735 Piercing by Ryu Murakami

Between the man who was coolly deciding to cut his victim’s Achilles tendons and wondering what it would sound like, and the man who’d smiled at his wife that very morning in a room saturated with the fragrance of freshly baked bread, there was clearly a gap. Exactly what the gap consisted of he couldn’t…

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No: 744 Harvest by Jim Crace

I am going to start this post with an utterly nonsensical and illogical statement. Jim Crace was robbed of the Booker Prize last year. Illogical because I have not read The Luminaries (although it is in the 746) nor any other of the Booker nominated novels. Nonsensical because I am a massive Jim Crace fan and…

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