Bianca's Book Blog

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Book reviews, monthly articles, Booker Prize coverage, and trying to hit a target of 100 books read in one year.



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In the spirit of NaNoWriMo, which I have participated in twice, Bianca's Book Blog will this October be logging my progress in its sister event, OctPoWriMo - which, as you may have guessed, stands for October Poetry Writing Month. I may well particip...

--The blurb--"Did you know that ... government spies can turn on your phone and use the microphone to listen to your conversations? ... that lesbian and gay relationships are illegal in 78 countries and can be punished by death? ... that Amnesty rece...

Picking up this blog again has taken a long time. Partly out of shame. Partly out of apathy. Partly out of being incredibly busy. And partly because of simply not knowing where to begin again.Needless to say, I failed my challenge to read 50 (very li...

--The blurb--"Kien's job is to search the Jungle of Screaming Souls for corpses. He knows the area well - this was where, in the dry season of 1969, his battalion was obliterated by American napalm and helicopter gunfire. Kien was one of only ten...

--The blurb--"The story of the trials and triumphs of David Copperfield, growing to maturity in the affairs of the world and the affairs of the heart - his success as an artist arising out his sufferings and out of the lessons he derives from life...

--The blurb--"At the peak of European Imperialism, steamboat captain Charles Marlow travels deep into the African Congo on his way to relieve the elusive Mr Kurtz, an ivory trader renowned for his fearsome reputation. On his journey into the unkno...

It's pretty clear that this blog has been on extreme hiatus for the past 4 months or so. There have been reasons for that, although perhaps not very good ones.I've been working towards my teaching certificate this year, which has led to me a) reading...