Author Archive: John Wade

I Am Pilgrim

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The Gargoyle

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Breathing Lessons

Music to read ‘Breathing Lessons’ to. This is the song Ira and Maggie sing in chapter one of Part 3 of the book. Perhaps we’ll give it a go when we meet…….

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Knots and Crosses

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The Third Policeman

The third book we chose to read was ‘The Rotters’ Club’ by Jonathan Coe. No one picked it, it just sort of emerged as a book several people fancied reading. We all really liked it. It was set in Birmingham…in the 1970s…and it had lots of cultural references we could relate to given our ages …

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Stoner

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Liar’s Poker

After he wrote ‘Liar’s Poker‘, Michael Lewis wrote ‘The Big Short‘ which was turned into a brilliant film. It’s well worth a watch. Here’s the trailer:

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The Last Banquet

Our host for the evening was Mr Allen and he laid on some exotic tastes of his own care of Osgrow in Bristol.

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The Children Act

Music from the Book I had just started to source links to the various pieces of music cited in the book when I came across this great Blog which had beat me to it. So if you fancy hearing what the Mahler or the Keith JarrettĀ tunes sound like then just follow this link. Here’s the …

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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