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Sex and the City – Candace Bushnell

(originally published 1997) I read this while at my parents’ house and so don’t have a copy to refresh my memory. This is a collection of Bushnell’s newspaper columns, originally written in the New York Observer from 1994, and detailed … Continue reading

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Trustee from the Toolroom – Nevil Shute

Keith Stewart, protagonist of Trustee from the Toolroom, is one of Shute’s ordinary men who become heroic through adverse circumstances and personal determination. Keith is not prepossessing – shortish, rather fat, not at all ambitious; even his sister feels he … Continue reading

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Matter – Iain M. Banks

One of Banks’ ‘Culture’ novels, Matter is set primarily on a spendidly-realised Shellworld – a gigantic constructed planet with several levels, each of which is connected to the others by means of Towers, but each of which is lit by … Continue reading

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