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The Lighthouse – Alison Moore feels her way in the dark by scent. (Booker Prize Short List)

“Do you know,” said his mother, “How much you bore me?” There was a pause and then his father quietly packed away the picnic. Snapping shut the cool-box lid, he stood and looked at his wife. Futh watched the gulls fighting over the remains of their lunch, and then he looked down at his hand […]

Booker Prize Short List

Well – its been announced and I am rather pleased to see that except for Deborah Levy’s Swimming Home I haven’t read any of the short list.  I’m pleased because this means I have five wonderful books to hurtle through before the big dinner on Tuesday the sixteenth of October. Hopefully I can come up with my suggestions before the […]