Book Review: Quicksand by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki

Quicksand by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was such an utterly fascinating read. What begins innocuously as a tale of forbidden love between two women quickly unravels into a novel of grand deceit, depravity, narcissism, blackmail, and deliberate wickedness. More than once while reading it I was reminded of Sarah Waters…

Book Review: The Meaning Of Night by Michael Cox

The Meaning Of Night by Michael Cox My rating: 4 of 5 stars Imagine you find a book that promises to keep you company a few days – being a 700-page tome – and it does more than that. It occupies your days and nights. It aids you in the disgusting addiction of nail-biting to…