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Ramona Koval interviews Nicholas Jose: Sunday 23/10/2005

Image hosted by Photobucket.comI am now reading Original Face, thanks to “Marcel Proust” who dropped in last Saturday and lent me his copy. I didn’t go the launching, by the way. I am enjoying it. Marcel emailed me earlier this month with some well-observed reservations about a few points. I may come back to these later. Marcel enjoyed the book too, despite those reservations. There are one or two hints and fragments of Chinese I have known through M, here and there, and of course I have known Nick for fifteen years now.

I began the novel in the waiting room at the gastroenterologist’s today.

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Posted by on November 28, 2005 in Australia and Australian, book reviews, Chinese and China, Crime and/or crime fiction, Fiction, health, Lord Malcolm, M, Marcel, OzLit, Top read

 

Endoscopy

I recovered from an anaesthetic just over two hours ago, so I trust today’s posts make sense. I do feel OK, and Lord Malcolm delivered me from Bondi to the Juice and Java Lounge in Surry Hills where I ate my first meal since last night’s excellent steak.

By the way, yesterday’s yum cha again: Sirdan did turn up, but not where we did! So some time in the near future we will make use of Ben’s gift.

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Posted by on November 28, 2005 in friends, health, local, Lord Malcolm, personal, Sirdan, Surry Hills