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George Orwell’s 1984 is one of those books everyone recommends, and is towards the top of any “read before you die” lists… Many would tell me how this is their favourite book with a mad glint in their eyes…
As part of our efforts to include literature from all corners of the world, it would be silly to skip Russia. Especially when discussing post-apocalyptic dystopias. Tatyana Tolstaya’s Slynx was also an interesting and wild personal experience. So, strap yourselves and let me tell you how I tried reading the same book twice. In the same month.
Greetings, blog readers! We are at the point where we can say our goodbyes to 2020, which many […]
We’re finishing off 2020 with probably our largest read of the year – Tokoraz Isto’s Tohol, which is part of the 13-volume series Tangra. This book takes us way back into the past, when khans ruled the vast steppes and being a strong, resilient and noble warrior, so you can serve Tangra, the khan, and his tribe, was your sole life mission.
Nel’s Perspective It’s time for another poem! Vel and I had a long discussion on which of Blaga […]
Nel’s Perspective As we were choosing the books for the 2020 reading list, Vel asked me to suggest […]
How has your reading 2019 been? Ours has been pretty varied, in terms of genres, appeal and authors. Throughout the year we have been enjoying your increasing support…
Nel’s Perspective: Have you ever been in a situation in which you really liked a book but a […]
Nel’s Perspective: I haven’t had this much fun researching words, phrases and historic events I’ve only heard in […]