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Recently purchased, from the awesome Words Bookstore Café that’s recently opened in Bahrain.
The Broom of the System by David Foster WallaceBorder Songs by Jim LynchA Monster Calls by Patrick NessLet The Great World Spin by Colum McCann 
I already had the McCann (I bought and read it the week it originally came out) but for some bizarre reason, they never released a hardback in the UK, so when it came to pack my books a couple of months ago, I gave that one away with the intention of buying a copy of the American hardback. So when I saw this in the shop, I snatched it straight away. I’ve already finished reading A Monster Calls, which is absolutely beautiful. Border Songs was a random find, and The Broom of the System was such a gorgeous edition, I couldn’t resist. 

Recently purchased, from the awesome Words Bookstore Café that’s recently opened in Bahrain.

The Broom of the System by David Foster Wallace
Border Songs by Jim Lynch
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Let The Great World Spin by Colum McCann 

I already had the McCann (I bought and read it the week it originally came out) but for some bizarre reason, they never released a hardback in the UK, so when it came to pack my books a couple of months ago, I gave that one away with the intention of buying a copy of the American hardback. So when I saw this in the shop, I snatched it straight away. I’ve already finished reading A Monster Calls, which is absolutely beautiful. Border Songs was a random find, and The Broom of the System was such a gorgeous edition, I couldn’t resist. 

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  2. wordpainting said: The Broom in the System is a difficult read. DFW said it was the worst novel he ever wrote. Personally, I think he was being a bit too hard on himself.
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