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The Reviewing Reel: The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Hold on! (Hah hah... Get it?) But seriously. Hold on. This is about to get good. Holden Caulfield is probably one of the most quintessential unreliable narrators of all time, along with Humbert Humber from Lolita and the omnipresent overhead voice from the Harry Potter series. He is the phony to end… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: The Catcher in the Rye

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The Reviewing Reel: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

No Spoilers! I'm very lucky to be a part of a group that sends advance copies of books you want to read - that is if you email back quickly enough. So, in November 2016, I was sent a copy of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman, which looks really nice from the 'uncorrected proof' copy… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

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The Reviewing Reel: Noteworthy

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate - finally, a spoiler free review! When I first saw the cover of this book, I immediately recognised the title as being a pun. As an aficionado of that brand of humour myself, it immediately endeared me to the story, without even having turned the first page. That doesn't often happen, so… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: Noteworthy