Month: February 2021

The Extinction Trials

The Extinction Trials

S. M. Wilson Usborne Publishing 2018 I was a little perturbed when I discovered the local bookclub that I had just joined had chosen a YA novel as its first book. After all, it has been nigh on 35 years since I read one. However, a few pages in to ‘The Extinction Trials’ by S …

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A Passing…

A Passing…

“Aujourd’hui, maman est morte.” Mother died today. So starts Albert Camus’s “L’Etranger“, and also this post. Except it wasn’t today but 24th November 2020, and this is only the second time since that I’ve acknowledged it. I hadn’t even acknowledged it during the service, a strange event in COVID times – beautiful and elegant as …

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