Kristopher Cook https://kristophercook.com Contemporary Book Blog Thu, 17 Oct 2019 15:03:42 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4 142790040 The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver https://kristophercook.com/the-bone-collector-by-jeffery-deaver-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/the-bone-collector-by-jeffery-deaver-book-review/#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=5338

NYPD Crime Scene Operations Unit are racing against the clock to save victims from horrific circumstances.

The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver can be found at Kristopher Cook.

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Story of the Eye by Georges Bataille https://kristophercook.com/story-of-the-eye-by-georges-bataille-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/story-of-the-eye-by-georges-bataille-book-review/#respond Thu, 10 Oct 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=5340

A deep-dive into a French 'masterpiece of erotica'. It can only be Georges Bataille's 'Story of the Eye'.

Story of the Eye by Georges Bataille can be found at Kristopher Cook.

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn https://kristophercook.com/gone-girl-by-gillian-flynn-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/gone-girl-by-gillian-flynn-book-review/#respond Thu, 03 Oct 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=5315

Gillian Flynn's well-received thriller that pits husband and wife against each other in the name of love.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn can be found at Kristopher Cook.

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Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky https://kristophercook.com/notes-from-the-underground-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/notes-from-the-underground-book-review/#respond Thu, 26 Sep 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4519

An existential novel dealing with the cruelties and improbabilities of the rational man.

Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky can be found at Kristopher Cook.

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People Who Eat Darkness: The Fate of Lucie Blackman by Richard Lloyd Parry https://kristophercook.com/people-who-eat-darkness-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/people-who-eat-darkness-book-review/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4503

Lucie Blackman, a 21-year-old tall blonde living in Tokyo during the summer of 2000 disappears. The subsequent winter her body is found buried at the beach, cut into pieces.

People Who Eat Darkness: The Fate of Lucie Blackman by Richard Lloyd Parry can be found at Kristopher Cook.

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Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov https://kristophercook.com/heart-of-a-dog-by-mikhail-bulgakov-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/heart-of-a-dog-by-mikhail-bulgakov-book-review/#respond Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4947

A satirical look at the Soviet Union through the eyes of a Russian writer; although this is mostly about a stray dog with human testicles.

Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov can be found at Kristopher Cook.

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Out by Natsuo Kirino https://kristophercook.com/out-by-natsuo-kirino-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/out-by-natsuo-kirino-book-review/#respond Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=5256

A seemingly shy housewife one day strangles her husband. Her friends come to her aid but each with their own intentions.

Out by Natsuo Kirino can be found at Kristopher Cook.

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The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz https://kristophercook.com/the-girl-who-lived-twice-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/the-girl-who-lived-twice-book-review/#respond Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4515

The final book of the Millennium Series; Lisbeth Salander has come so far, but what does the end hold for her?

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