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16. ‘The Dumb House’ by John Burnside

I am writing this review of John Burnside’s The Dumb HouseĀ a mere hour after finishing the book. Usually I leave myself a little longer to let things percolate (at least a few days), but a) I’m running out… Read More

13. ‘The Devil’s Footprints’ by John Burnside

The Book: [CONTAINS SPOILERS] At first this book reminded me quite strongly of ‘The Wasp Factory’ – thanks to the sentence in which the narrator casually states that he killed his ex-girlfriend Moira’s brother – and also of… Read More