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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
Atonement - Ian McEwan Ian McEwan is an author I have ambivalent feelings toward. I have loved his work, hated his work or found it totally average. So, you understand why I picked this up with rather confused expectations. Thankfully though, this is one of the good ones. More than that in fact, it's one of the great ones! Every word in Atonement is right. It's so wonderfully thought through. The narrative flows at exactly the right pace and the characters are fabulously sketched. One of the most evocative & considered books I have read in many years. One for the favourites list I think.