Review: Strungballs

Strungballs by Mike Russell Opening sentence: ‘A naked, white-skinned boy named Sydney lay on his back on a white bed in the centre of a white room.’ As I was sent this book in exchange for an honest review, I will be honest and say my first thought on finishing this novella was, ‘What the […]

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Review: The Uncommon Reader

The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett Opening sentence: “At Windsor it was the evening of the state banquet and as the president of France took his place beside Her Majesty, the royal family formed up behind and the procession slowly moved off and through into the Waterloo Chamber.” You know when you finish a book […]

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