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REVIEW: Christie Malry’s Own Double-Entry – B. S. Johnson

Picador 2013, originally published by Collins 1973 The title of this novel may seem a bit rude, but it refers to a method of accountancy invented by an Italian monk in the late fifteenth century (apparently). Christie Malry, being a … Continue reading

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If on a winter’s night a traveller – Italo Calvino

(Vintage e-book, originally published 1980, translated by William Weaver) This is a strange, unusual book about books and reading, where the author(s) – whoever he may be – constantly addresses the reader, and where one is always aware of the … Continue reading

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