A beautifully written novel by Ian McEwan, Enduring Love is a passionate thriller that explores the relationship between love, confusion and paranoia. With a unique and eventful beginning, the story soon develops into something unexpected that’s filled with subtle twists and turns, and a heart-racing conclusion. Continue reading
A shocking sting of consequentiality.
Described by Commonwealth Writers Prize judge, Nicholas Hasluck, as “a controversial and daring novel”, ‘The Slap’ by Christos Tsiolkas is a clever read that challenges the perception of the human condition. After an unruly young boy is slapped at a barbecue in suburban Melbourne, the novel tells of its widespread consequences to all those who witness it. Continue reading
It’s not just about heroin.
Trainspotting. It’s just about a group of rough Scottish heroin addicts, right? Wrong! Well I mean that is part of it, but that’s definitely not all of it. I’ll admit that I bought the book mainly for the lovely Vintage Classics bright orange pages and cover, and the fact that I just wanted to say I’d read it due to its reputation and supposed greatness… Continue reading