Book review: The Plotters

The PlottersThe Plotters
by Un-Su Kim
Translated from the Korean
by Sora Kim-Russell
DoubleDay Books
First published
in Korean
in 2010
Genre: Thriller
304 pages

When I use the adjective quirky to describe a book, more often than not, the book is French. This time, it is Korean. I believe this is only the third book I have read translated from the Korean. The Vegetarian was definitely quirky. The Plotters, a thriller featuring some type of Korean Mafiosi, totally fits the bill.

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Book reviews for winter reading challenges

This 2018-2019 Winter, I had two special reading challenges:

  1. The Classics Club, Classics Spin #19
  2. A book chosen for me by the staff of my Public Library

So here is what I had to read:

  A Moveable Feast  Visiting Tom

A Moveable Feast, by Ernest Hemingway, published in 1964
Visiting Tom: A Man, a Highway, and the Road to Roughneck Graceby Michael Perry, published in 2012. 

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Book review: Little Culinary Triumphs

little culinary triumphsLittle Culinary Triumphs
by  Pascale Pujol
Translated by Alison Anderson
Europa Editions
Original French title:
Petits plats de résistance
Genre: Literary Fiction
224 pages


Little Culinary Triumphs is so French-weird that it’s hard to present. And consequently, my opinion about it is not that clear-cut either. But I’m French myself, so that makes sense, right? We have the reputation of never being happy about anything, of always complaining, lol.

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