Love, Toni Morrison
Fiction

Love, Toni Morrison

Well, that was dismal.  Beautifully written, fantastic characters, and as an exploration of love and hate – really powerful, but goodness, it was depressing.  It is a slender volume, coming in only 202 pages, which was lucky because had it been much longer I might have lost the will.  That said, I would really recommend … Continue reading

Nocturnes, Kazuo Ishiguro
Fiction

Nocturnes, Kazuo Ishiguro

I thought I hated Kazuo Ishiguro.  I thought I had read something by him at university and loathed it. How very wrong I was.  Looking at his list of publications, I don’t actually think I’ve read a single one before.  And I loved Nocturnes. I really loved it.  I can only imagine that I’ve confused Ishiguro … Continue reading