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.
Vel’s Perspective Nalo Hopkinson’s Falling in Love with Hominids is this year’s compilation of short stories. Our overarching […]
Vel’s Perspective: Nelly had long spoken of how excited she is to be getting this book, and then […]
Vel’s Perspective: As part of the extensive Christmas hamper Nelly sent me last year, I got two of […]
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 Zara: Pages of a Diary by Evgeniya Dimitrova first showed up on my Facebook feed through […]
Nel’s Perspective It’s time for another poem! Vel and I had a long discussion on which of Blaga […]
Vel’s Perspective For a third year in a row, we have trusted ourselves to read and review a […]
Nel’s Perspective Rarely do I feel the need to write down everything going through my mind whilst reading […]