Hi. I’m a freelance creative director, copywriter, and content strategist who lives in Toronto. These are my musings. I usually review books. Sometimes I write about the things that make me go hmmm.
Author Archives: gwenamon
This is the read of utmost unhappiness, especially because I loved “The God of Small Things.” This is an incoherent “novel,” which is more like a draft of ideas. The story (if you can call it that) meanders confusingly and … Continue reading
This is Ditie’s epic tale, full of dream-like descriptions and rather bizarre characters. He’s a lowly waiter whom we meet in a posh Prague hotel before WWII. As the war is about to begin, he falls in love with a … Continue reading
This book! I loved it. It’s about Liesel Meminger who is the book thief. Books are her anchor during WWII, as she lives outside of Munich, with her foster family and a Jewish man hidden in the basement. Gwenamon says: Incredible … Continue reading
This is an incredible tale, written by a man who was trapped in his body for 10 years, after misdiagnosis during a rare illness. He couldn’t do anything physically, but he was mentally aware. After the horrible fallout, we learn how … Continue reading
Although I’m a fan of all of Murakami’s novels, I haven’t enjoyed his short stories. This is the first collection that I really liked. The only difference that I can put my finger on is that these short stories have … Continue reading
I loved this novel’s writing, but I have to admit that the story lagged for me. I think it’s because I know very little about the Vietnam War. I wish I had given myself a history refresher before diving into … Continue reading