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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
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - John Boyne The likelihood is you've heard of, if not read this book already. I'm a little late to the party on this one. While I'd heard numerous good things about it, I felt it may be a little too emotive for me. A children's book about the Holocaust told from the point of view of a 9 year old has the potential to be so! While what happens is not surprising, it makes it no less moving. However, I do have one quite big issue with it. I didn't actually find it believable. If Bruno is remotely as intelligent as he seems to be then surely he would have sensed something was going on. Ultimately though, Bruno's convenient naivety doesn't really impact the narrative. The ending of this little book was always going to be same. There would be no point to it otherwise.Full review here