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The Lonely Sea: Collected Short Stories
Alistair MacLean
Her Benny
Silas K. Hocking
Vedere din Parfumerie
Silvia Kerim
Mysticism and Logic (Western Philosophy)
Bertrand Russell
The Analects of Confucious
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking
William James
Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Unsettling, Witty Answers to Questions You Never Thought You Wanted to Ask
New Scientists Books Staff, New Scientist
Mutual Aid
Pyotr Kropotkin
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
Olivia Fraser, William Dalrymple
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Famished Road

The Famished Road - Ben Okri I think it took one, possibly two of the first sentences to realize how profoundly brilliant his writing is. By page twenty or thirty, I was...what, jealous?, unwilling to hear so much magic without being sold anything? At any rate, I´m stuck in place, fully aware I am missing an astonishing image or expression in every sentence to come but wondering if I am just a pub patron watching an impresario show off for many other storytellers of his country.