Tag Archives: the Guardian

Amulet – Roberto Bolaño scatters the personalities of Mexican poetry.

This is going to be a horror story.  A story of murder, detection and horror. But it won’t appear to be, for the simple reason that I am the teller.  Told by me, it won’t seem like that.  Although, in fact, it’s the story of a terrible crime. I am a friend to all Mexicans. […]

The Weeknd – House of Balloons: R&B chic horror

I’ve been listening to this chilling album for a few days now – I was introduced to it on Monday, downloded my free ‘mixtape’ Monday night. At that stage there were one hundred thousand or so hits on the song on You Tube and my boyfriend was saying “you’ve got to hear this!  Everyone is […]

Julian Barnes wins the Mann Booker Prize for Fiction – Nice work everyone!

The … er… really cool novel The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes has won the booker prize.  He wins 50,000 pounds as well as, no doubt, mega sales. I read this novel in one day – it’s a novella really, and you can check out my thoughts on the subject here.  I suspect, […]