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The Famished Road by Ben Okri

Every Friday, in Brushing off the Dust, I revisit one of the many older book reviews written before I founded this blog. Here, I try to prioritise those titles that have really stayed with with me, or which have shaped … Continue reading

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1Q84: Book Three by Haruki Murakami

Translated from Japanese by Philip Gabriel My review of Books One and Two is here. Published: 2011 by Vintage My copy: bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “Nothing could be better than not firing it. We’re drawing close to the end … Continue reading

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1Q84: Books One & Two by Haruki Murakami

Translated from Japanese by Jay Rubin Published: 2011 by Harvill Secker (Paperback 2012 by Vintage) My copy: borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “The air has changed, the scene has changed. I have to adapt to this … Continue reading

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