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Archive for January, 2013

2013 Reading: the books so far…

Here is a list of my current reading and in case you’d like to try any of them, I’ve rated them as follows: ***** Brilliantly written, innovative, I was intrigued and couldn’t put it down **** Brilliantly written, I was intrigued *** Interesting and well-written **Interesting but it was a struggle to finish it *I couldn’t finish […]

Read from my novel: A Cage of Rooks

You might say ‘A Cage of Rooks’ is a magical realism novel but I don’t see it like that, not exactly. It’s a retelling of one of my favourite fairy stories ‘Rapunzel’. Unless you know that already, on reading the novel, I think it’s very unlikely that you would realise. But elements of the original are […]

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