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‘When in doubt, go to the library’: Libraries Week, 9th – 14th October 2017

‘Libraries are the thin red line between civilisation and barbarism.’ – Neil Gaiman It’s Libraries Week, an annual event where libraries across the UK promote the variety of activities they have on offer to customers of all ages. As a voracious reader, one of the best places to fuel my book habit is the local… Continue reading ‘When in doubt, go to the library’: Libraries Week, 9th – 14th October 2017

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Troubled Waters: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

I am one of the many people for whom Paula Hawkins’ phenomenal first novel, The Girl on The Train, was game-changing. I have been a fan of mystery/thriller fiction for a number of years, but I have always carefully selected the novels and authors I choose to read; my particularity stemming from a fussiness about… Continue reading Troubled Waters: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

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Will you hear their tale?: Our Memory Like Dust by Gavin Chait (Doubleday, 27th July 2017)

‘We know that memories are not fixed or frozen…but are transformed, disassembled, reassembled, and recategorized with every act of recollection.’ – Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks Gavin Chait’s second novel, Our Memory Like Dust, hits hard from page one. Depicting a not so distant future where Earth is ravaged by war, suffering and loss, the novel… Continue reading Will you hear their tale?: Our Memory Like Dust by Gavin Chait (Doubleday, 27th July 2017)