A quick comparison

A tale of two books     Nick Hornby author         George Orwell High Fidelity title Keep the Aspidistra Flying Rob protagonist Gordon Comstock Owns and manages a dead end record store in the 1990s occupation Works in two dead end book stores in the 1930s Sex, lack of money, wanting to fulfill his dreams Preoccupation […]

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Things that make you go boom

Being a Monday, this should be a leftovers for lunch segment. But there are leftovers in the form of intentions to write some posts, and failing to find time. Settling into a new country is fun, but instead of banging on about that here’s the first of the reviews I promised earlier in the month: […]

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