Tag: Jonathan Cape

BOOK REVIEW: The Largesse Of The Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson

I read Angels but the subject matter seemed too familiar. The beautiful losers may as well have been reading Beautiful Losers on the bus. And I gave up on the acclaimed novella Train Dreams. But Jesus’ Son has long been one of my most cherished books. The title is from a Lou Reed song, and the book

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BOOK REVIEW: Shark Drunk: The Art of Catching a Large Shark from a Tiny Rubber Dinghy in a Big Ocean by Morten Strøksnes

  Well, that’s a title and a half, and I do wonder, just a little bit, just how many people it would appeal to. Myself, you had me at shark, or drunk, for that matter – I mean, sometimes, when I’m fed up of the world of people, I look up footage of big, bad

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