Tag Archives: Books

Warning LOTR post Warning

In addition to putting me in the frame of mind to pick The Lord of the Rings off the shelves again, my cold has also pushed me to revisit Peter Jackson’s movie adaptation of The Fellowship of the Ring (extended … Continue reading

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Fashion statement

My body decided to ring in the new year with an upper respiratory disease. During a particularly unpleasant night of congestion, I found myself moved to sketch out a five part story describing a different kind of bodily betrayal.

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Top ten things I read in 2017

As usual, I compile a list of my favourite reads of the year, and as usual most of the entries don’t actually date from the year in question. I’ve decided to exclude graphic novels/comics, as at this point I think … Continue reading

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THE top 20 favourite prose fiction books list

This one is the real deal. All the other lists were just warm-up practice.

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Current reading

The other day I realized I didn’t have any book open that could be construed as lenten reading, and decided to have another crack at the second volume of Benedict XVI’s Jesus of Nazareth, which studies the events of Holy … Continue reading

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I am finally caught up with years ago

So today I bought a Kindle. After years of sticking only with book books, I finally caved. What brought this on was the somewhat extremely irksome task of writing a paper on a text which I could only easily get … Continue reading

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