Tag Archives: Short Stories

Thoughts: Short Story Round-Up!

In late October I read a load of short stories in a short timeframe, so I’m going to do a quick round-up here. I’ll be doing a similar graphic novel round-up soon too, because I’ve been riding that train these … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Cat Person, by Kristen Roupenian

Okay, so firstly, hello, it has been a while. I had a very productive NaNo, and I’m still powering on through to get to a (very close!) breathing space, at which point I’ll put it down and relax for the … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Fictions, by Jorge Luis Borges, translated by Andrew Hurley

Well, I keep doing it to myself. I keep reading universally beloved books and then having to give my useless opinions on them. Do you need me to tell you that Borges is great? Because he is great. Now you … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Selected Short Stories, by H. G. Wells

Whoops, this one is long overdue. Spuggy picked it up in Belfast, a dog-eared (I won’t say “beloved”) old copy from Oxfam and I picked it up right at the end of our holiday to tide me over till we … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Stories of Your Life And Others, by Ted Chiang

I don’t read many short story collections, so this will be another collection of thoughts without much wider context for comparison, I’m afraid. It has been a while since I indulged in some proper sci-fi, though, and I enjoyed myself. … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Right Ho, Jeeves (and other stories), by P.G. Wodehouse

So, it looks like I have a weird soft spot for fast-paced stories about ridiculously rich Englishmen with capable manservants – Lord Peter Wimsey was my gateway gentleman, and now Bertie Wooster is going to join him. Do I have … Continue reading

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Thoughts: The Accusation, by Bandi, translated by Deborah Smith

OK so firstly, read this book. Just read it. Disclaimer: This book is probably worth more than my idiot opinions of it, but whoops, you’re getting them anyway.

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