Utu | a novel by Caryl Férey

I’m three quarters of the way through a novel by French author Caryl Férey. I’ve paused from reading only to write this post as I’m otherwise completely engrossed in the story… Paul Osborne is spiraling out of control. Full of drugs and booze and self-hate, he has washed up in Sydney, where he has a walk-up in […]

impatiently waiting | Dead Reckoning; Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris’ official website puts the publication date of her new Sookie Stackhouse novel (#11), to this week on the 3rd May 2011. It isn’t available for pre-order on Book Depository as yet, so I’ll have to brave the astronomical shipping fees of Amazon to get it ASAP… There is a sneak-peek of the first […]

impatiently waiting | dreadfully ever after

You know I love English literature & zombies, right? Well, have I got an upcoming treat! Steve Hockensmith’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls is one of my favorite books, so I am super excited to find out that in 30 days his new Quirk Classics book entitled Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully […]

Anna Karenina | A novel by Leo Tolstoy

What is it about Leo Tolstoy‘s novels, written and set in 19th century Russia, that still proves relevant after all these years? On the surface, Anna Karenina is a beautifully written account of love, betrayal and Russian high society. But delve deeper into the themes and structure and it gives way to thought about the ease of […]