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Russian Reading Update: Andreyev in America

It feels a bit odd to be continuing with my Russian Reading when on holiday in America (so much of my American reading has been informed by the Cold War).  I’ve decided not to let prejudice get in the way of … Continue reading

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When horror-comedy works: ‘Cat Out of Hell’, by Lynne Truss (2014)

I know of Lynne Truss from her wonderful non-fiction writing guide ‘Eats, Shoots and Leaves’.  The fact that this made me determined to get my hands on her new novel says much more about Truss’s writing than about my innate interest … Continue reading

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