The Magus by John Fowles

At the start of this year I started reading The Magus by John Fowles. For some reason, I never heard about him at college or anywhere else. I think that this book was recommended in a Jesse Ball interview I was reading. So I ordered it from the library. And now I'm going to read all of his novels, in the order they were written. I am really dumbfounded, every sentence is amazing. I'm reading most sentences twice or more because I don't want to waste them.

Also reading some of the case histories in The Terror That Comes in the Night, which is about sleep paralysis, or the "old hag," which is a surprisingly common experience which is possibly a little bit supernatural or perhaps just about sleeping in the wrong position. I actually had this happen to me a few times, about 5 years ago. It's like something out of a horror film.

And, in line with Matt, I'm reading through Eat, Drink, and Be Vegan, though I'm vegetarian and not vegan. The smoky avocado sauce and cumin lime tofu are looking good.


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