And so it resumes….

Well, it’s been quite some time since my words last graced the virtual pages of this website. But here words are, and with them comes the affirmation that RobAroundBooks is back in business. A lot of water may have passed under the bridge since I … [Read more...]

Short Story Review: ‘Faithful Wife’ by Morley Callaghan

Story Title: Faithful Wife by Morley Callaghan Collection/Anthology?: Read from the New Yorker archive, issue dated December 28, 1929 (subscription required). Briefly: George is working his final week on the lunch counter at the station restaurant. … [Read more...]

Reading Journal: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2013

For a few months now I've been completely out of sorts with my reading. I've felt as though I've been merely going through the motions of reading without getting any real reading done. This has made me unfocused and completely unmotivated (I've a … [Read more...]

Short Story Review: ‘An Escapade’ by Morley Callaghan

Story Title: An Escapade by Morley Callaghan Collection/Anthology?: Read from the New Yorker archive, issue dated November 24 1928 (subscription required). Briefly: Leaving her comfort zone, Mrs. Rose Carey heads to the theatre one snowy Sunday … [Read more...]