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Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle

I read Toujours during a grey few weeks in the summer while daydreaming about emigrating to a country where a simple life could be had instead of worrying about job prospects in recessionary Britain. Similar motives may have made this … Continue reading

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High-Rise by J G Ballard

My first encounter with J. G. Ballard wasn’t with a Ballard novel. It was through music that has been described at various times as ‘Ballardian’. This amounts to synthesizer and noise experimentalists whose anti-music was redolent of the industrial wastelands … Continue reading

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