Book Review: The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey My rating: 3 of 5 stars This novel was bought as holiday slush, a get-away-from-real-work kind of a book. Yet another semi-tired old post-apocalyptic flesh-eating zombie story which combined ‘I am Legend’ with ’28 Weeks Later’. While I can’t pretend the novel is a literary masterpiece… Read More Book Review: The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez My rating: 3 of 5 stars Ok so I get the metaphorical nature of GGM’s novel. I understand the aspect of magical realism. I have no choice at all but to catch the motif of ‘solitude’ in all its facets (I appreciate I’m reading a translation… Read More Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez