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Bloodlines by Marcello Fois

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Bloodlines by Marcello Fois Italian Fiction Original title -Stirpe Translator – Silvester Mazzarella Source – Review Copy   He was a blacksmith by trade; he used to live on his own. She was a little old maid; she was all gristle and bone, Just a crone that you might not have fancied yourself; She was […]

Memory of the abyss by Marcello Fois

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Memory of the Abyss by Marcello Fois Italian Fiction Translator –  Patrick Creagh Original title – Memoria del vuoto Source – review copy Well he we go its been five-year since Maclehose press started publishing their wonderful  books. I’ve been reviewing their books since the blog started ,so I came up with the idea of […]

Carte Blanche by Carlo Lucarelli

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    Carte Blanche by Carlo Lucarelli Italian crime fiction Original title – Carta bianca Translator – Michael Reynolds Source – personal copy I’m on too the second book for Italian Lit month and a crime novel. Italy has produced some great crime fiction over the years. A number of these have been brought to us […]

Shadow IFFP shortlist

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Well the proper IFFP shortrlist came out today from Booktrust  .Their choices are – By night the mountain burns by Juan Tomas Avila Laurel Translator Jethro Soutar Colorless Tazaki and his years of pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami Translator Philip Gabriel F by Daniel Kehlmann Translator – Carol Brown Janeway The end of days by Jenny Erpenbeck […]

Independent foreign fiction prize longlist 2015

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Well we finally get to see what us shadow IFFP folks will be reviewing over the next few weeks .I managed to guess two right   in my prediction post .I have read 7  of the longlist five I ve reviewed leaving me 8  read so here is this years longlist .A good year for […]

Books read 2015

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Falling out of time by David Grossman Israeli Gliding flight by Anne – Gine Goemans  Netherlands The winter war by Philip Teir Finland In america travels with John Steinbeck by Geert Mak Holland Melnitz by Charles Lewinsky German The scatter here is too great by Bilal Tanweer Inspector Imanishi Selcho Matsumoto Japan Signs preceding the […]

books read 2012

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How to live by Sarah Bakewell 400 pages 2010 into war by Italo Calvino 90 pages 2002 Rebirth by Jahnavi Barua 203 pages 2011 Bereft by Chris Womersley 264 pages 2012 The sly company of people who care by Rahul Bhattacharya 274 pages 2011 caught by Henry Green 198 pages 1943 The prisoner of paradise […]

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