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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 Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald This is one of my all time favourite novels and thanks to a friend, I had a glorious new edition for Christmas.I've read this novel countless times and it really is a masterpiece. It's been described as 'the perfect novel' and while that is definitely debatable, it remains a piece of fiction to be admired.Fitzgerald's writing is simplistic yet incredibly evocative. Every word in this, very brief, novel has been chosen to develop the story as succinctly as possible, yet it remains a beautiful and damning portrait of the American dream during the decadence of the 1920s. A masterpiece of storytelling, The Great Gatsby is not to be missed.