The Eleventh Letter by Tom Tomaszewski

The Eleventh Letter by Tom Tomaszewski

Ghost, psychotherapy, snow storms, Italy, what more could entice me to read? The Eleventh Letter by Tom Tomaszewski is an inception like dive from 2010 to 1986, when the protagonist Chris revisits an old case that appears to have never stopped haunting him. Chris Katiwa, a Harley Street psychotherapist, finds himself trapped in his office by…

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The British Museum

I don’t want to read

No clear idea why. I feel as though I haven’t had the time when in actuality my bus rides, lunch times, occasional evenings, and weekend or two have remained free for it – I just don’t appear to be interested. (Not to mention the [potentially alarming] amount of Morse I’ve been watching.) I want to read, but…

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White Teeth by Zadie Smith

I have owned a copy of White Teeth by Zadie Smith, from memory, three times (possibly more). In my late teens, mid-twenties, and now. A novel so wonderfully formed that it was overwhelming to my untrained reading mind. As per my Common Reader Effect, it was third time lucky and White Teeth finally felt within…

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Shiny New Books Are My Bag

Issue 12 of Shiny New Books was released last week, full of the usual delights. I reviewed About My Mother By Tahar Ben Jelloun, and here are some of the reviews I enjoyed: Eileen By Ottessa Moshfegh Do Not Say We Have Nothing By Madeleine Thien Purple Hibiscus By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The Railway Children…

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