Literature: Recommendation – The Belgariad by David Eddings

By James I love fantasy. I love everything about it. The escapism, the creatures, the characters, the magic ... all of it. Now, I’ll get it out of the way now and say that I haven’t read The Lord of the Rings. Yes, I know… It’s terrible. I will read it, I promise. I don’t…
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Literature: Recommendation – The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

By Bill As of last Thursday, the UK had a new Nobel Literature laureate in the Japanese born, Kazuo Ishiguro. Although born abroad, he moved to England when he was five and has lived here ever since. He has written seven novels since 1982, with the most famous being the Booker prize winning The Remains…
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Literature: Recommendation – Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

By Bill When I set about writing this - my first recommendation for the blog - I couldn’t think what to write about. I thought I’d write one for the Literature category because James doesn’t get to read as much as he’d like and so the book recommendations will largely fall to me. This started…
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