A Naked Singularity by Sergio de la Pava

This is a really tricky one to review. Colleagues will have seen some of the expressions my face whilst I was reading it in the staffroom at lunchtime, so will have formed an impression from that, but it’s a complex novel that didn’t make for easy reading. Try this for size: “After all there IContinue reading “A Naked Singularity by Sergio de la Pava”

Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson

I found this to be a very moving novel of adolescent angst, that really captured the confusion of growing up in an era that is both hedonistic and fraught with the fear of the consequences of having fun. New Year’s Eve 1987, and two teenage boys are hanging out and getting high, looking with enthusiasmContinue reading “Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson”