Monday, October 29, 2007

but don't take my word for it..

I've always been a fan of Ronan Bennett. The Catastrophist was a breakout book a few years back, and I've since read his earlier stuff. It's solid literary thriller stuff, and the new chess-infused yarn takes place in St. Petersburg in pre-Revolutionary Russia.
You can show your age and pick it up the old fashioned way or slog through the whole thing here.
Nice backgrounder here as well.

Posted by Dave

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