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April Book Haul

April Book Haul

16th April 2018

This is my book haul for April, consisting of the books I bought on my recent trip. Usually, I’d only pick up two or three but this time I stumbled upon some great picks. Here’s what I picked up;

 

The Sound and The Fury by William Faulkner

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I found this classic at an OXFAM secondhand shop in Chester city centre. It’s been on my ‘to-read’ list for a while now so I’m glad I finally own a copy. Can’t wait to get started.

Cost – £2

 

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Having never read any of Nobel-Prize winning Ishiguro’s previous work, I’m eager to sink my teeth into this book, which took him ten years to write. No pressure then.

Cost – 50p

 

Dubliners by James Joyce

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I knew that this was James Joyce’s first book, published at age twenty-five, but that’s about it. Consisting of fifteen short stories, this should make for an interesting read.

Cost – £2

 

The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch

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Not long back I read Iris Murdoch’s Under the Net. I thoroughly enjoyed it so when I saw another of her books, probably her best-known novel, The Sea, The Sea, in the British Heart Foundation [Charity Shop] I had to buy it.

Cost – £2

 

The Bat by Jo Nesbø

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Known in Norway as Flaggermusmannen, this is the first in Nesbø’s Harry Hole detective series. Recently his 7th novel in the series, Snowman, was released as a film starring Michael Fassbender, propelling Nesbø into the limelight. This seems as good a place as any to start.

Cost – £2

 

April Book Haul Total Cost – £8.50

I’d say that this is one of my best book hauls. To get so many well-received books for so little money I cannot help but feel happy about my finds. Plus I get to read two books; The Sound and The Fury as well as The Buried Giant, that have been on my radar for a while.

Have you read any of these books? Let me know your opinions below and join in the conversation.

Happy Reading.

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