Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Murderer and the Murderee – LONDON FIELDS by Martin Amis

…’the birth of the reader must be at the cost of the death of the Author’… Roland Barthes (1977) London Fields is not in west London as Amis suggests, it is a real place in Hackney, east London.  Unlike Mrs Dalloway’s … Continue reading

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What makes a poignant story?

What a fantastic discussion of the the book Neverwhere! In our meeting Wednesday the most common comment was along the lines of “This isn’t a book I would normally read, but I liked it.”. My main question for the group … Continue reading

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