The Last Samurai

I finished reading the book in week2; it is hard to slow down your pace when the book is cruising along splendidly.As I had said, the book is pretentious in places, but enjoyable mostly. Once Ludo, the genius son takes over the narration, the broken sentences disappear, and the cyclic, repeating nature of the book … Continue reading The Last Samurai

Nobel Man

The theme of this year's Nobels seems to be awarding men who long ago made their claims to the prize, were ignored, and then suddenly have been picked out of the old pile.But it is nevertheless a delight to see Mr. Mario Vargas Llosa claim the prize. I have admittedly read very few Nobel-prize winning … Continue reading Nobel Man