Assigned Reading (#2): The Name of the Wind

In an attempt to educate Mrs. NW, who is not exactly an avid reader of science fiction and fantasy, Mr. NW each month assigns a classic novel. If you missed the first instalment, you can find it here.

Spoiler warning: I will potentially give away massive spoilers about this book. However, you’ve had 10 years to read it. I can also tell you what happened at the end of Friends… Continue reading “Assigned Reading (#2): The Name of the Wind”

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Assigned Reading (#1): The Lies of Locke Lamora

In an attempt to educate Mrs. NW, who is not exactly an avid reader of science fiction and fantasy, Mr. NW each month assigns a classic novel.

I’m very familiar with this book. I’m fairly sure Mr. NW has read The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch at least 3 or 4 times. In fact, half the time when I ask Mr. NW what he is going to read next (from his rather large collection that is taking over our hallway) he says I might just read Lies again. So by some miracle, he lent me his precious copy with strict instructions to not dog-ear the corners and I made a solemn promise to use the bookmark provided. I avoid bringing up the fact he wouldn’t have this problem if he used a Kindle. Continue reading “Assigned Reading (#1): The Lies of Locke Lamora”