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Literary snobbery and other thoughts by Chris Blocker

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Tar Baby
Toni Morrison
Mother-Ghosts
Leah Sewell
The Sirens Of Titan
Kurt Vonnegut
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Toni Morrison
Leah Sewell
Kurt Vonnegut
July 2017
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The medical kit had been given a good deal of thought. There were nembutal, butesin picrate for sunburn, a thousand two-grain...
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For some reason Herman Melville intrigues me and I cannot seem to part with him. I was fascinated by the story of Moby-Dick s...
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How I loved this book! The writing is magical and so inspiring, and the story's pretty damn good as well. When I first read i...
reviewed: Review: The Rehearsal
Eleanor Catton's debut novel is a brilliant exploration of the arts, sexuality, and, most significantly, the line that separa...
The Rehearsal: A Novel (Reagan Arthur Books) - Eleanor Catton
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July 2017
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I´ve been dragging my feet with this review. Where to begin with it? First off, I really enjoyed reading this science fiction...
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A truly stunning and endlessly surprising novel. Beyond the beautifully plotted and paced story, with just the right about of...
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I'm loving this! The characterisation is so vivid that I don't even care about the plot! The plot's excellent, though, don't ...
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Today is July 7, 2017, the 188th day of the year, just a smidgen more than half of the year is over and I am CELEBRATING. A...
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There are not enough stars to indicate how much I love this book! We're only half way through 2017 but I'll go so far as to s...
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We snatch in vain at Nature's veil, She is mysterious in broad daylight, No screws or levers can compel to reveal The secrets...
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July 2017
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This short novella has been a fun read. Mainly because the main character Lady Susan Vernon is a scheming, cunning, manipulat...