Daily Archives: July 28, 2013


Reef by Romesh Gunesekera (Brit/Sri Lanka) 1994/190 pages rating:  9 / contemp fiction I suppose this is a sort of coming-of-age story,  set in Sri Lanka roughly between  1962 and 1971 and later.   The 1st person protagonist is a Sri … Continue reading

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Wind, Sand and Stars

Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  (French) 1939/103 pages rating:  6/classic I’m not a fan of this book – imo it’s not meant for women – the author likely would have thought his ideas would just confuse women.   … Continue reading

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