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The 7th function of language by Laurent Binet (Harvill Secker)

“Life is not a novel. Or at least you would like to believe so.” How good is this tornado of a novel? ┬áThe plot is wildly ambitious, an intellectual version of the da Vinci Code, and mixing real-life characters with … Continue reading

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Hhhh by Laurent Binet (Harvill Secker)

“Gabcik – that’s his name – really did exist. Lying alone on a little iron bed, did he hear, from outside, beyond the shutters of a darkened apartment, the unmistakeable creaking of the Prague tramways. I want to believe so.” … Continue reading

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