Christopher Isherwood

My favourite fiction author is Christopher Isherwood. Thirty years ago I read his entire fiction oeuvre, which comprises nine novels. Although I didn’t write regular

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Cocksure

As with A History of the World in 10½ Chapters by Julian Barnes, Cocksure by Mordecai Richler was a birthday gift from my university friend

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Jalna

One year after I watched the DVD Discover Benares Historic House I finally read a novel inspired by this house: Jalna, by Mazo de la Roche.

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Diary of a Dragon

I acquired Diary of a Dragon by Tad Williams from the same Scrabble player who gave me Death’s Last Run. This was a signed edition limited to 750

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Death’s Last Run

Death’s Last Run is a mystery novel by Robin Spano, gifted to me by a Scrabble player. For an independently-produced work (ECW Press) this novel looked

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Junky

Junky is a novel yet also serves as an autobiographical account of William S. Burroughs and his addiction to morphine. First published as Junkie under the pen name

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