Archive for June, 2013

The Tax Inspector — U.Q.P.

Added on June 22, 2013

The Tax Inspector Peter Carey University of Queensland Press, Australia, 1991 This is the true first edition of Peter Carey’s fourth novel. The New York Times gave it a great review. Here is part of it: “Peter Carey writes beautiful sentences, worked on but not labored; his descriptive passages sweep us along and leave us [...]

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The Collected Poetry of Malcolm Lowry

Added on June 15, 2013

The Collected Poetry of Malcolm Lowry Malcolm Lowry UBC Press, Canada, 1992 Although best known for his novels, particularly his timeless classic Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry always saw himself as a poet. This collection, put out in a very small first print run by the University of British Columbia Press, contains every Lowry poem [...]

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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Added on June 3, 2013

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Haruki Murakami Alfred A. Knopf, U.S.A. 1997 Murakami takes his readers into a Japanese world of dream-like imaginings in this modern classic. This epic novel is much broader in scope than any of Murakami’s previous work, and it does away with a lot of the pop culture references of his earlier [...]

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