My favourite form, my preferred mode of writing, the highlight of my dream of a mediocre life – is the short story. I can understand why people mightn’t adore poetry, but the short story, there’s no excuse, why you can read one in twenty minutes, a novel on your lunch break! And there’s every kind […]
I’ve listened to some brilliant stories read by their authors on the newest NY’er podcast (the writer’s voice). I’ve showered and powdered mid-afternoon for ultimate cosy feelings. I’ve left the washing in the rain for days to harden and sparkle with the first of the year’s frosts. And, I abandoned the Man Booker International project […]
Yes, I am Sonja, and she is my spirit animal.
‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ has a moodiness that pervades its’ atmosphere leaving you a little on edge and keeps you turning the pages.
Less of a review and more of a list of favourite quotes as reasons to why you should read this book and read it now.
“How inadequate are the expressions our faces offer us.”
‘Fish Have No Feet’ is reflective, nostalgic, depressive; filled with rhetorical questions and existentialist musings.