Sunday, December 4, 2011

Lazy Sunday Service

I've just finished Sergios Gakas' Ashes set in Greece just prior to the 2004 Olympics. The whole book is searing social commentary on Greek society and its institutions, but one sentence in particular made me pause for thought. 'If your funeral was a ticket only affair, how much would you make?' Now there's strong assumptions here about what constitutes a valuable life, but an interesting question to reflect upon ...

My posts this week
Cover rage
Review of Outrage by Arnaldur Indridason
Animal sidekicks
November reviews
Review of LA Requiem by Robert Crais
China's ghost cities
I'm meant to be grateful?

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