Posts Tagged ‘the world of literature’

Generally I try to read as much as I can, and often get quite obsessive about it; I am more than happy to, for instance, forgo sleep on a work night if it means pouring over a particularly gripping storyline into the small hours. Also I really must read to the end of a chapter […]

The illiterary review

Posted: 23rd July 2010 by Get No Happy in Reviews
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Girl with the dragon tattoo The novel, and the proper novel rather than a “novelization”. Introduction There are really only two ways to adapt a book; You can either produce a 14hour opus a la “Lord of the Rings” that tries to squeeze in as much content as possible, or produce a merry jaunt that […]

It’s the time of year when every newspaper, blog, journal and notes page fills with the joys of the year gone by, and this will be no exception. It does make one realise however, just how long a year actually is: I can’t actually remember most of the films, books or music I have consumed […]