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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
The Brief And Frightening Reign Of Phil: (Includes The 'In Persuasion Nation' Collection) - George Saunders The first (and title) story in this collection was fascinating. Completely unique and with a real point, well made. It's about opression, balance of power, xenophobia and everything that goes with it. READ the first story! Unfortunately it all goes a bit to pot after that. Some intersting points are made and some axes well and truly ground. Alas the hugely inconsistent range of stories that follows 'The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil' made me give this 2 stars. If you just read the title tale, consider it 4 stars!