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Tom McCarthy — C

Following the imagined life of Serge Carrefax, an Englishman brought up by an inventor father and deaf mother who goes on to make wireless communication the focus of his (brief) life, C aspires to tell the story of the early … Continue reading

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Satin Island — Tom McCarthy

I didn’t like this book from the start. By the time I reached page 11 I even primed a rant about the various shortcomings I had observed up to that point which included irrelevant information, an overly pretentious vocabulary, and … Continue reading

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Booker Shortlist 2015 Announced

The shortlist for 2015 has been announced and the 6 contenders for the prize are: A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James Satin Island by Tom McCarthy The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma The Year of the Runaways by … Continue reading

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