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Recent Purchases

I’m still in my phase of buying second-hand books – mainly to be exposed to things I might not otherwise have read. But there are some beautiful tomes out there.

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Assassin’s Apprentice – Robin Hobb

I guess it isn’t too cool these days to declare appreciation for mid-1990s fantasy. I’m sure that it’s not all that cool for someone who has previously stated he likes the MiĆ©ville’s, M John Harrisons, Wolfes and Don DeLillos of the literary world, to suddenly say that there’s this wonderful non-grimdark, high fantasy book from […]

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Bookshop Haul

Not a bad little haul from yesterday’s mooching around Nottingham. I’m going through a phase where I’m just going to buy lovely old editions of books I’ve wanted to read for a while, and hopefully my reading pile will not only be full of great books, but aesthetically pleasing while it’s taunting me.