Mervyn Peake – Titus Alone

I planned to read Titus Alone, the third book of the Gormenghast trilogy, over Christmas 2016, having thoroughly enjoyed the second book earlier that year. Instead I read it a few weeks ago. Here’s what I thought about it…

Happy Star Wars day!

I thought it was about time to write something about the new Star Wars stuff I’ve been watching on Disney Plus and what better time than on May the 4th? For once I will try and make this post spoiler free. 

Douglas Coupland – Generation A

I was not particularly blown away by this as much as I was by Generation X, Microserfs and All Families Are Psychotic. I had no sympathy for the five characters through which the disjointed story is told.

Gene Wolfe – Peace

Peace is an enigma. A puzzle to be cracked. Perhaps fittingly my copy appeared mysteriously to me a month or so ago, having sat forgotten on a low bookshelf for a year.