Friday, 25 November 2016

Svetlana Alexievich - Chronobyl Prayer

the writer and journalist - and Nobel laureate- records monologues of those who suffered from the effects of Chernobyl. Moving, harrowing , shocking    and -some of us thought, a bit repetitive although Bloke D objects to the use of  'repetitive' .

Italo Calvino - If on a Winters Night a Stranger

Clever- perhaps too clever for some. What is a novel / what is it to be a reader? Divided the group.Worth it- it is short