Wrap Up│January 2017

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First round-up of 2017. I have mixed feelings about this. On the one hand I’m killing my Goodreads challenge, but on the other hand, it’s only because I’ve been reading loads of comic books, and I’ve only read 3 books, 2 of which were audiobook memoirs. So you know, I’m feeling conflicted. Yes I’ve read a lot of “bookish items”, but not so many novels. Does anyone know what I mean? Because I’m not

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Review│The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)

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the-name-of-the-windAuthor: Patrick Rothfuss // First published:  March 2007 // Genre: Fantasy
This edition: 662 pages, published in June 2008 by Gollancz // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in January 2017

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Told in Kvothe’s own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen. The intimate narrative of his childhood in a

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Book Review│The Shining

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the-shiningAuthor: Stephen King (French translator: Joan Bernard) // First published:  January 1977 // Genre: Horror
This edition: 574 pages, published 1986 by J’ai Lu // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in October 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Danny was only five years old but in the words of old Mr Halloran he was a ‘shiner’, aglow with psychic voltage. When his father became caretaker of the Overlook Hotel his visions

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Review│The Green Mile

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the-green-mileAuthor: Stephen King (French Translator: Philippe Rouard) // First published:  September 1996 // Genre: Horror
This edition: 509 pages, published in July 2000 by J’ai Lu // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in October 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Welcome to Cold Mountain Penitentiary, home to the Depression-worn men of E Block. Convicted killers all, each awaits his turn to walk the Green Mile, keeping a date with “Old Sparky,”

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