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 Contemporary Literature          About Me  
  The Sense Of An Ending By Julian Barnes  

 Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

  Our Trespasses by Steph Avery   Reading Lolita in Theran by Azar Nafisi   http://www.cambodiabookclub.com/brooklyn-by-irish-author-colm-tibn.html       Stephen Dartnell Cambodia Book Club Sihanoukville  

 

The Sense Of An Ending

Julian Barnes

 

Bel Canto

Ann Patchett

 

Our Trespasses

Steph Avery

 

Reading Lolita in Theran 

Azir Nafisi

 

Brooklyn 

Colm Tóibín

     

I am a retired Englishman who now lives in Sihanoukville, Cambodia.My passions are reading and travel which I often combine by exploring places with a literary interest .

 
French Literature             Literature Bear  
       The Way of the Kings Andre Malraux ​   The Sea Wall or  A Sea of Troubles (French: Un barrage contre le Pacifique) Marguerite Duras         Inspector Singh Investigates: A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree by Shamini Flint  
 
 

A Lover's Discourse by Roland Bathes

 

Fragments d'un discours amoureux Roland Bathes

 

The Way of the Kings

Andre Malraux ​

 

The Sea Wall Marguerite Duras

 

 

   

Literature Bear is now 51 and travels the world with me.  

Bear is quintessential English thing and hopefully will inject a little humour to the web site! 

 
Modernist Writers   Irish Writers       October 2013 Featured Author - Tao Lin  
  The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf   Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald   Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys   Ulysses by James Joyce   http://www.cambodiabookclub.com/brooklyn-by-irish-author-colm-tibn.html       Taipei by Tao Lin  

To The Lighthouse 

Virginia Woolf

 
 

Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

Wide Sargasso Sea

Jean Rhys

 

Ulysses

James Joyce

 

Brooklyn 

Colm Tóibín

     

Taipei by Tao Lin

Tao Lin's latest masterpiece!!

 
Alice in Wonderland Postcolonialism        Setember 2013 Featured Author -David S Wills  
  Lewis Carroll in Numberland: His Fantastical Mathematical Logical Life by Robin Wilson     Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll   Burmese Days George Orwell   Joesph Conrad Heart of Darkness       Scientologist!: William S. Burroughs and the 'Weird Cult by David S Wills  
  Lewis Carroll in Numberland - Robert Wilson   Alice  Behind Wonderland - Simon Winchester    Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll  

Burmese Days

George Orwell

 

Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad

     

David S Wills and his book Scientologist!: William S. Burroughs and the 'Weird Cult' 

 
Beatdom - Burroughs & Others        Alt. Lit.          
  Scientologist!: William S. Burroughs and the 'Weird Cult by David S Wills   On the Road Jack Kerouac   William S Burroughs -Naked Lunch   Ham on Rye charles Bukowski   Tao Lin Taipei          

Scientologist!

David S Wills

 

On the Road

Jack Kerouac

 

Naked Lunch

William S Burroughs

 

Ham on Rye

Charles Bukowsk

 

Taipei 

Tao Lin

     

 

 

 
Crime Fiction                   September 2013  
The Snowman by Jo Nesbø   Murder and Redemption by Noel Mealey   Inspector Singh Investigates: A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree by Shamini Flint   The Clocks Agatha Christie   Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith       White Rabbit themed Sihnoukville  Stephen Dartnell  

The Snowman

Jo Nesbø

 

Murder and Redemption

Noel Mealey

 

Inspector Singh Investigates  

Shamini Flint

 

 

The Clocks

Agatha Christie 

 

Strangers on a Train 

Patricia Highsmith

      Working on Lewis Carroll in Wonderland in the Alice in Wonderland themed White Rabbit cafe on Victory Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia  
Travel Books                      
The Grand Tour: Letters and photographs from the British Empire Expedition 1922 by Agatha Christie​   Emma Larkin Finding George Orwell in Burma   Travels with Myself and Another: by Martha Gellhorn                  

The Grand Tour 

Agatha Christie

 

Finding George Orwell in Burma 

Emma Larkin

 

Travels with Myself and Another 

Martha Gellhorn

                 
 
 

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Bloomsbury Literary Walk in London

Literary Walk in Bloomsbury, London April 2009 from TS Elliotts's Office in Russell Square, through Great Russell Street to Fitzroy Square and the home of George Bernard Shaw and later Virginia Woolf.

It includes seeing Charles Holden's Art Deco Senate House -which inspired George Orwell's description of the Ministry of Truth in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. 

 
 

George Orwell's London

Pubs and buildings connected with George Orwell including The Marquis of Granby and the Newman Arms.

Marquis of Granby and the Newman Arms, both located on Rathbone Street, were Orwell's usual drinking spots. 

 

Cambodia Book Club

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