Judas by Amos Oz is one of the shortlisted novels for this year's Man Booker Prize. The novel is about a young man called Shmeul. An aethiest and a student he is planning to write a paper about Jewish views on Jesus. During this time his girlfriend Yardena leaves him for her ex boyfriend and … Continue reading Judas by Amos Oz. Review.
The Unseen is on the Man Booker Prize shortlist and attracted my attention because I like to read books about other countries & cultures. Set on a fictional island called Barrøy just off the coast of the mainland of Norway, it focuses on the family who lives there, also called Barrøy. There is Martin the … Continue reading The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen. Review.