QUICK REVIEW: Cape Town

Cape Town Kate Noakes Eyewear Publishing REVIEW BY: Sarah Rowland-Jones Anyone who has looked beyond Cape Town’s tourist traps will smile in recognition at these closely observed poems about the city and wider environs. A five-month work stint in early

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REVIEW: The Dinner

The Dinner Herman Koch Atlantic Books (Translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett) REVIEW BY: Aly Verbaan NOTHING says bourgeois quite like the Western five-course dinner.  A metonymic drama in five acts — aperitif, appetiser, main course, dessert and digestif

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REVIEW: Silent House

Silent House Orhan Pamuk Faber & Faber (Translation from the Turkish by Robert Finn) REVIEW BY: Aly Verbaan CRACKING the spine of Orhan Pamuk’s second novel, Silent House, we are required to read through the overlay of time and translation:

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