Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

The Book: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. (2017). Published by Hamish Hamilton (Great Britain). 229 Pages. ISBN: 9780241290088 Exit West has been on my radar since I first read a synopsis of it on Fantastic Fiction a fair while ago. I have never read any of Mohsin Hamid's work before but he has always been one of those authors … Continue reading Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

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Skagboys by Irvine Welsh

Skagboys paired alongside Johnnie Walker Black Label makes a fine combination The Book:  Skagboys by Irvine Welsh. (2012). Published by Jonathan Cape (Great Britain). 548 pages. ISBN: 9780224087902 It's another return to the world of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting but this time showcasing some of our familiar cast of characters in somewhat different circumstances. Another example … Continue reading Skagboys by Irvine Welsh

The Blade Artist by Irvine Welsh

The Book: The Blade Artist by Irvine Welsh. (2016) Published by Jonathan Cape. 288 pages. ISBN:9780224102155 I will admit to somewhat rejoining the Irvine Welsh/Trainspotting bandwagon since the long awaited sequel to Danny Boyle's seminal 1996 film was released at the end of January. It was about 10 years ago when I was finishing my GCSEs that … Continue reading The Blade Artist by Irvine Welsh