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chapterseldomread

Normally to be found in South Wales or Ireland. An unhealthy obsession with literature & the musicals of Stephen Sondheim has led to a very happy 33 years on this planet.

Currently reading

I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan
Alan Partridge, Rob Gibbons, Neil Gibbons, Armando Iannucci, Steve Coogan
Progress: 35 %
Pride and Prejudice
James Kinsley, Fiona Stafford, Jane Austen
Bad Science
Ben Goldacre
Northern Lights  - Philip Pullman 2nd attempt to read this and I finally made it. Perhaps if I had come to this at a younger age, I may have got hooked by it, but alas after finally getting through it I'm left deeply underwhelmed. It's an interesting concept and reasonably well paced but I think i've finally come to the conlusion that I'm just not a fan of Pullman's style. The writing seems smug to me and the characters irritating. Needless to say I won't be reading any further into the series but I am glad I made it through this one.