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A Reader’s Diary, 25 February 2015

Reading G.K.Chesterton is like looking through a stained glass window. You can’t, you can only look at it. The book in question being The Innocence of Father Brown, one sentence … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Reader’s Diary, 11 February 2015

I have just read in quick succession two books by Chester Himes, an author whose name was vaguely familiar to me but whose novels I had never read. One was … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Reader’s Diary, 28 January 2015

I finally got round to reading a book that has been sitting on my shelves waiting to be read for just under forty-nine years. I bought my second-hand, War Economy … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment