Dislocated Book Report: The Glass Palace

We’re hooked on the Bengali writer Amitav Ghosh. We love the way he seamlessly weaves bizarre (but largely true) history, colourful and enormously engaging characters, exotic countries, elaborate customs and endlessly fascinating linguistics together to create an intricately woven fabric that shimmers and glistens and changes even as your eye takes it in. Once again […]

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South China Sea Change ?

Sick of your lifestyle ?  All that Western Affluence feeling more like flatulence ?  Does ennui concern you or have you given up caring ? Are first world problems getting you down ?  You, my friend, may well need a sea change ? How about buying a second hand bookshop in beautiful Hoi An on […]

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