Book Reviews

Six Years

By Harlan Coben I found this book in a charity shop and liked the blurb, read the first page and bought it without hesitation. Coben has mastered first person narrative so well. I’ve never been a lover of the narrator ‘talking’ to the reader, but I’ve decided with first person that’s a difficult thing not to do – so I forgave him. In Six Years we follow Jake Fisher, a university lecturer. Fisher is deeply in love with Natalie, but she marries someone else - Todd. As you can imagine, he's … [Read More...]

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Letting Go

Why is it so hard to let go? I’ve thought about this a great deal in the last couple of years and come to the conclusion it’s all about attachment. There’s a lot written out there, by gurus, sages, religious/spiritual men/women, about attachment. ‘Cultivate detachment,’ one esoteric writer says. ‘Easier said than done,’ I say back. I think it’s about identification. I know I identify with ‘me’ – this person I call ‘me’ – and the things I do/have done in my life to create 'my' … [Read More...]

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Sum 41

Sum 41’s career has been filled with highlights that extend well beyond the traditional ‘punk’ band. They’ve collaborated with Iggy Pop, Ludacris, Tommy Lee, Rob Haldford, and Tenacious D, and were invited to tour with heavy metal legends Motley Crue … [Read More...]

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