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Am I an Island?

December 8, 2014 Renny Book ChatHistorical Fiction

I consider myself a rather solitary person. I enjoy my own company, and that of my dogs. It was interesting to me to realize then, how many communities in which I am in fact a participant. I recently read Michael Crummey’s novel Sweetland – a wonderful book set in Newfoundland – and it made me think […]

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Three-Day Road

August 1, 2014 Renny Book Chat

  I have read all three of Joseph Boyden’s novels, and while his most recent (The Orenda) is receiving great attention, my favourite continues to be his first. Perhaps it’s because I’m currently writing my second novel, which opens during WW1, and Three-Day Road is a tale from that time – but it’s much more […]

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Atonement

June 26, 2014 Renny Book Chat

It’s been awhile since I’ve shared my book thoughts here, so to atone for the long absence, I’ll talk about one of my favourite authors – Ian McEwan. His books are always complex and intriguing studies of the intricacies of behaviour and motivation. Although I enjoy most of McEwan’s works, my favourite continues to be […]

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Book Chat Blog: Jonathan Livingston Seagull

December 11, 2013 Renny Book Chat

One of my favourite all time books is Jonathan Livingston Seagull. I read it a long time ago, yet it continues to inspire me with the desire to be the best I can be; to not be afraid of being different and to ‘go for it’. As per Wikipedia.org: “The book tells the story of […]

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