Books

One, by Richard Bach

After reading Illusions: Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah and being so in love with the characters that I had to reach out to the author, I was somewhat disappointed by One. It got off to a strong start, being about the choices we make and the roads we take because of them, depicted by the narrator exploring his alternative lives. But in its second half the book died off and the dialogue just didn’t work, with characters over-explaining their situation and acting in a way that seemed unnatural. Continue reading “One, by Richard Bach”

Books

Magda Szubanski’s ‘Reckoning’

Whether you know Magda from her skits during the Fast Forward days (remember Lynne? “I said pet, I said love, I said pet”), or my personal favourite, Sharon Strzelecki from Kath and Kim, you will probably agree she’s become engrained as part of our collective Aussie comedy family. Continue reading “Magda Szubanski’s ‘Reckoning’”