As mentioned I was thinking of amalgamating blogs, so if everyone can take a look here, http://www.susanhatedliterature.net/wordpress/, and let me know iffin it works/destroys your browser etc. I’ve tweaked the header a bit, and a couple of the colours. So you can see it is a mix of the other two, just like the site. (Read More)
Thirteen Random Things I’m vaguely considering amalgamating this blog and Susan Hated Literature. And moving everything over there. Cause this blog is hosted with Digital Crocus, whereas the other is hosted with Blacknight.ie and blacknight seem a hell of a lot more stable. I think there has only been one outage over there, whereas there (Read More)
Remember my last T13, where I listed stuff that I wanted. Well, there was a reason I didn’t mention a camera, as I had just gone and ordered one. A Fuji Finepix S5600 to be precise. And it arrived yesterday afternoon, but I didn’t get a chance to use it till today at lunch. And (Read More)
And so, of course, we are all entitled to our own points of view. But sometimes don’t you think it’d be easier if we all thought the same way Wouldn’t it make life so much easier? Think about it. No more contentious issues such as “who should we vote for” never mind “whose god is (Read More)
Author: Irene Nireovsky
Two novellas and some appendices make up this book. The two fiction pieces were intended to be part of a series of books about France during World War II, but the author, Irene Nemirovsky died in a concentration camp in August 1942, and that is what makes up the non-fiction element of this book. Of course the real like story of Nemirovsky, and how this book came to be published makes up a large element of the media coverage surrounding the novel, but the fiction element alone deserves attention. The background, and fact that it was written as these events were taking place, adds to the work as a whole.