Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

It is not normal for leeches to rain down from the sky onto a parking lot on the highway.  Nor is it normal for slick, black snow to…

There’s no place like London
Part two: the Streets

If you wish to know Great Britain better, to start from London could be a nice idea. Try starting from its streets: neat, large, full of cars moving…

Best in London right now

Well, not everything and not always, of course, but quite. At least in the past month. October 5th was the 50th anniversary of the first 007 movie installment,…

Prometheus by Ridley Scott

The enjoyment of the new Ridley Scott flick,  Prometheus, depends greatly on which one of the three kinds of public you fall into.  The first is a well-informed …

The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas

It is a classic case of ‘ the final straw that breaks the camel’s back.’  Otherwise, you couldn’t see how such a simple and not overly cruel action…