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All the Pretty Horses | The Vanishing Vaquero

In All the Pretty Horses, McCarthy attempts to dissect the idea of the cowboy, showing us what remains if you separate the man from his “horse”. This is carefully reflected in the representation of the teenagers John Grady Cole, Lacey Rawlins, and Blevins. To be real...

War and Peace | Greatest book of all time

This book is without question the best book I have ever read. There are many reasons why, and as an opening caveat there are some world-class books I have yet to read. Apparently Dostoyevsky’s The Brother's Karamazov is the best, but I will read that one quiet winter....

Kasinomics | The book that set sail

Wow! That is the first word that comes to mind when I try and think how to explain this book. As a South African who has had almost every privilege and opportunity and support I am flabbergasted that people with the very antithesis of my upbringing are absolutely...

Save yourself some time and see what I say about these books. I have read 100’s of books but have selected a choice few so that you don’t have to go and read them. A random collection but perhaps there is something helpful to you in here somewhere. If not, then send me some ideas of what I should read! 🙂

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