Tag Archives: The Bone People

Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve added to this list. I still want to do a Non-Fiction one, eventually, but … you know … time permitting. Some authors are represented multiple times here. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. Don’t read … Continue reading

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Some Island snapshots

— “I cannot imagine how a casual reference to Suetonius and Petronius Arbiter can be construed into evidence of a desire to impress by an assumption of superior knowledge. I should fancy that the most ordinary of scholars is perfectly … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Bone People” (Keri Hulme)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Excerpt from The Bone People – by Keri Hulme God, what a wonderful wonderful book this is. Unforgettable, really – Hulme has a writing style all her own, and she really hasn’t written anything else, … Continue reading

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Fiction Meme

Which fictional character frightens you the most? Cathy from East of Eden. She haunts me. I’ve written about her multiple times – usually in other contexts (here – in a post about Leslie van Houten. And here. That one started … Continue reading

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