Tag Archives: jim crace

November 19

Harvest – Jim Crace speaks through time. (Book Review)

Wheat – like men and women – benefits from being crushed. To be without the words to say it, is to be inhuman.¬† Jim Crace has claimed that Harvest is his final novel which means this is the end of writings that seek to give voice to the voiceless in history. Harvest¬†is a style of […]

September 11

The Man Booker Prize Short List

Well, it’s that time of year again – when I get my speed reading glasses out and run through the six Booker nominated novels before the fifteenth of October when the winner is announced. The short list is, in no particular order: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo (Chatto & Windus) The Luminaries by […]