Reading a book is more than seeing a collection of words on a page, and finishing a book is more than turning the final page and starting on the first of a new one. Good novels stay with us, and each book makes us see world in a slightly different way. And that’s why I started this blog: books make us tick, they make us think, and they make us, well, us. And I want to tell you all about them.
The Open Book is here for those who have never truly finished reading. This is a blog for the curious ones, who always want to find out all the details and the subtleties of their favourite novels. This blog is for those who cannot help but wonder at the inventiveness of literature.
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Here are some posts which I think you might like:
Writing an autobiography about a fictional character sounds like a contradictio in terminis. This one, about Star Trek’s Jean-Luc Picard makes you want to believe it all were real.
Olaf Stapledon’s Star Maker is one of the most unique books I’ve ever read. It’s physics, it’s politics, it’s philosophy, and it’s brilliant.
Walter Tevis’s The Man Who Fell to Earth is a classic science fiction novel – but it is not a typical one. Want to know why? Read on!
My first literary life lesson! What if you were so lonely that you wouldn’t care about being alone for the rest of your life? But what if suddenly, you would meet people who would make you change your mind? Read on if you want to know what this book is about.
David Mitchell has written a new novel! It’s about the 1960s and its music – my favourite!
What if we could get rid of painful memories? Bridget Collins explored this notion in her novel The Binding. Want to know what it’s about? Read on!
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