Lizzy's Literary Life

Lizzy's Literary Life

Lizzy's Literary Life

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Celebrating the pleasures of a 21st century bookworm

  • Source type: Blog
  • On Ebuzzing since: 23/03/2010
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  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English

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  • Lizzy's Literary Life

    Summary (because this is likely to be a very long post): Bloody Scotland 2014 was pure, dead brilliant! Bloody Scotland is Scotland’s first crime-writing festival, returning in 2014 for its third iteration. It takes place 40 miles from me and is an easy 40-minute drive. I visited in its 1st year, skipped it last year, […]

  • Lizzy's Literary Life

    Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. … and I’m wondering why? Not that this is a bad novel, far from it. But I wouldn’t put it on the same pedestal as Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath or Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird. What’s the problem? It is far too long. OK, at 771 pages, […]

  • Lizzy's Literary Life

    When I read a homage, I usually have context through prior knowledge of the author to whom homage is being paid. Apart from one short story by Virginia Woolf, all I know of her is the inevitable: a member of the Bloomsbury set, who drowned herself … … to be pulled from the depths and […]