Monthly Archives: October 2016

Book Review: The Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

Plays are a tricky thing to my mind. You inexorably tied to the patience of the audience and thereby you are forbidden from going over a certain number of pages or overcomplicating your narrative. I’m struggled to find a playwrights … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

This is an excellent book to start with if you are curious about the bombing of Hiroshima and have little historical context for it. As it stands though the book falls a bit flat on a historical narrative and instead … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente

I have a feeling that nothing Valente ever publishes will be what one would term as ‘bad’. Her grasp of language is too strong, it’s poetry too perfect. Evocative while rarely trending towards purple, she captures even the most basic … Continue reading

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