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Stonemouth

By Iain Banks I think I'd like to live in Stonemouth. In Scotland, on the coast - I imagine it all craggy and rocky, heather everywhere. There's something about living near the sea, the reason of which is as illusive as the ocean itself. Anyway, Stonemouth is a 'coming home' story. Stewart Gilmour, returning home to attend a funeral. He'd been run out of town five years previously for doing something, well, pretty stupid. Banks has a way of writing that creeps up on you and before you … [Read More...]

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A Mystery To Me …

I often wonder what it is about a book's blurb that pulls me in. What is it that elicits that first, tentative look? The cover and title grab me first, but what must those words on the back, conjure in my mind? A sense of adventure, maybe? The words definitely have to engage my imagination, or I wouldn't bother reading on. One of my favourite pastimes is to browse the books in charity shops. At the beginning of 2012 I found this book: The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying and it changed my … [Read More...]

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Back For More

Back For More is a hard rock band hailing from the Gold Coast who have just released their debut EP. The self titled EP is full of badass riffs and killer vocals, it delivers raw, edgy and distinctive Rock n Roll to its listeners. Heavily influenced … [Read More...]

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