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Books to read

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Reading currently, August 2017

“Lord of the flies” by William Golding

Brighton, UK

This novel was written by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding and is now recognised as a twentieth century classic. It focuses on a group of British boys,that are stranded on a desert island, the only survivors from a plane crash.

“Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro, July 2017,

Amorgos, Greece

8/10

A kind neighbour gave me this book to read and he based his suggestion on novels he has seen me read in the past. Never let me go has been a great company on my summer holiday. Even though I watched the film that was based on this book a few years back the read was still compeling but it is a rather sad story.

 

“Normal” by Warren Ellis, July 2017,

Brighton, UK

7/10

This is the third book written by Warren Ellis, author of the NYT best selling Gun Machine and award winning writer of graphic novels like Transmetropolitan.

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“Gun Machine” by Warren Ellis,

May 2017, Northern Ireland Finn Lough

7/10

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“Crooked Little Vain” By Warren Ellis,

May 2017, Brighton, UK

8/10

This is the first novel written by comic book writer Warren Ellis, published in 2007

It’s a first person hardboiled detective novel with a punk attitude that will remind you of Trasmetropolitan!

I can’t resist so there is a couple of lines taken directly from the book

“I found that I was sticking out of my pants like I was an incompetent salami smuggler”

“Someone sticks a vacuum cleaner in your wallet and vacuums out all the cash and you leave the store with one bag that’s so small that mice couldn’t fuck in it.”