Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami

Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami

★★★★★ From the opening pages of Killing Commendatore I had my suspicions that this book would become my favourite story by Murakami. In his masterful style, writing with introspection and believability, Murakami gives us a story about contrasts. Our protagonist, an unnamed portrait painter, focuses on creating a new life for himself following his unanticipated [...]

What ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold’ has taught me about writing.

What ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold’ has taught me about writing.

Wow. Even after hearing so many positive reviews for ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold’ it still managed to excel my expectations. I absolutely loved it. To the point I am already thinking it could be one of my favourites this year (a bold statement for being only three months in!). I knew when I bought [...]

Voices in my Head

Voices in my Head

I find a lot of things difficult to explain about my personal writing. Questions such as, where do you find the inspiration? What do you write about? Why is it always  depressing topics? Sometimes I wonder whether my lacking ability to answer has lead most people to believe I can't write at all. Recently I [...]