REVIEW: SEALED, BY NAOMI BOOTH (2017)

Now that was¬†an ending. The last twenty or so pages of Sealed are the closest thing a book has ever made me feel to that scene towards the end of a horror film when something horrific is about to happen or is happening and every fibre of your being wants to look away but your … Continue reading REVIEW: SEALED, BY NAOMI BOOTH (2017)

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BOOK REVIEW: HUMAN ACTS, BY HAN KANG, TRANSLATED BY DEBORAH SMITH (2017)

I read the final 60 pages of Human Acts at the circus. I'd accompanied my wife at a handstand class, and as I waited for it to be finished, all around me people were doing the most shocking¬†things with their bodies. Squeezing their toes, tensing their feet, stretching their arms, faces reddening with effort, veins … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: HUMAN ACTS, BY HAN KANG, TRANSLATED BY DEBORAH SMITH (2017)