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Finishing my #TBR20 – a few reflections

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been tagging my recent reviews with #TBR20. You may have heard about this initiative on twitter, or read about it posts by other bloggers ( 1,281 more words

Book Reviews

European Literature Night 2015

Contemporary European literature will have a night in the spotlight in a multitude (75, as it turns out) of Czech and European cities on Wednesday, May 13, as public readings will be taking place from a wide variety of works and in an assortment of interesting locations for… 252 more words


Triple Choice Tuesday: JacquiWine's Journal

Welcome to Triple Choice Tuesday. This is where I ask some of my favourite bloggers, writers and readers to share the names of three books that mean a lot to them. 670 more words

Triple Choice Tuesday

Percebes o lechugas o taburetes por Javier Marías


 Percebes o lechugas o taburetes

Javier Marías

“El titular no podía ser más triste para quienes pasamos ratos magníficos en esos establecimientos: “Cada día cierran dos librerías en España”. 973 more words


Tomorrow in the battle think on me

No one ever expects that they might some day find themselves with a dead woman in their arms, a woman whose face they will never see again, but whose name they will remember.

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Leer "Tristram Shandy" como si estuvieras haciendo un rompecabezas

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Me ha llevado más de siete días leer este acertijo de libro escrito por Laurence Sterne: La vida y las opiniones del caballero Tristram Shandy. 436 more words


The History of the Siege of Lisbon by José Saramago 1989

A proof reader, guardian of textual correctness both grammatical and factual, rewrites history. In doing so he rewrites his life and Portugal’s founding fiction. Could ideological fiction’s bad name be down to the greatness of some of its practitioners? 1,552 more words

Literary Fiction