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Month: September 2011

In defence of dogs by

I watch The Dog Whisperer, and while I enjoy it I’m often put off by Milan’s insistence that the dog…

Sagas of Icelanders

So myself and himself have gotten in the habit of bedtime stories. We started off with some fairy tales. First…

Warrior dir. by

The opening scenes of Warrior feature The National’s Start a war and a character listening to Moby Dick. Not what…

Julie of the wolves by

Received free from NetGalley Written in 1972 this is the story of Miyax, whose English name is Julie, and her…

Fragile things week 3 by

This is just a round-up post of my thoughts after week three of the Fragile things read. As with any…

Keepsakes and treasures (Fragile things week 3) by

Spoilers The narrator starts this story by telling us that we can call him a bastard if we like, well…

Other people (Fragile Things week 3) by

Spoilers below Hell is other people, so the saying goes. But in this story hell is pain and the life…

Bitter grounds (Fragile things week 3) by

Spoilers ahead! What makes you want to abandon your life? To chuck it all and just leave? In Bitter grounds…

Going Wodwo (Fragile things week 3) by

Beware of spoilers. Discussion welcome. Okay, this is one of those posts where I may type and type and yet…

Closing time (Fragile things week 2) by

Watch out for spoilers below. This is more of a discussion about rather than a review of sort of post….

The Flints of Memory Lane (Fragile things week 2) by

As usual with these group reads a spoiler warning is in full effect. They are discussion posts rather than reviews….

Forbidden brides of the faceless slaves in the secret house of the night of dread desire by

I’m, as usual, playing catch up. Never got around to posting on the stories I read for week 2, so…

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