What does Shakespear’s Macbeth have to do with William Faulkner? How do you deal with fractured stories resembling different periods of one’s life? Find out in this review.
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For those unfamiliar with Will Christopher Baer think of him as Chuck Palahniuk writing neo-noir crime. Dark settings, twisted underworlds involving over-the-top situations and characters that will live long in the memory.
Despite criticisms, I will praise Snuff by Chuck Palahniuk. Its views on pornography, a taboo subject that is often overlooked, are wildly transgressive. Its exaggerated tones and full-on grotesque scenarios do raise questions about adult stars, and who they are behind the camera.
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In this Memories of My Melancholy Whores Book Review, I explain how Gabriel García Márquez’s last book may just be better than most like to give it credit for. Filled with loveless liaisons and dreams of fulfilment, are you ready for the depths that are on offer in this contemporary classic?
In this book review of Under The Net by Iris Murdoch, I’ll look at Iris’ first novel and explain the somewhat meandering plot and the quirky characters that help give meaning to the fictional classic. Can Under the Net stand the test of time?