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July 05, 2007


Mario Mandingo

Golden Boy
memories of a Hong Kong Childhood
By Martin Booth

Fan Tan
A novel about Hong Kong
By Marlon Brando

Robbo the Llama Butcher

I finally got around to Lucky Jim a few months back and was struck by the fact that it was the only book I've ever made myself finish completely because of its style. I didn't really much care for the story one way or the other, but I loved the language in which Amis told it.


Sir Basil, thank you for the reading list. Hope you are having a great vacation. Please write more soon.

Nola Girl

wow Sir Basil, that's a vamped up retro variety. Food for your next blog season I would imagine.

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