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CollectionsYour library (325), Wishlist (8), Read but unowned (247), All collections (578)


Tagsfiction (165), history (117), graphic novels (66), english (60), a little light reading (34), singapore (32), detective (27), american (25), russia (23), germany (22) — see all tags

MediaNot set (3), Book (575), Paper Book (563), Audiobook (3)

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About meI'm an erstwhile history and politics student, with a particular interest in Russia, Germany and political philosophy. Most of the books here reflect that.

My current job also involves research into Singapore politics and society - once again, that explains the proportion of books devoted to the subject!

On the side, I enjoy reading about gender and sexuality, especially works on feminism and sado-masochism.

As for fiction, my great loves are Graham Greene and George Eliot. Russian literature has always fascinated me, though anything sufficiently bleak, lyrical and tortured - or brimming with off-colour humour - usually gets my vote.

I have a weakness for detective novels (especially of the hard-boiled variety) and am quite an enthusiastic, if unschooled, Sherlockian.

I used to be keen on White Wolf RPGs such as Vampire: the Masquerade. My guilty pleasures now are vintage style, greyhounds and horseback riding.

About my libraryDue to space and financial considerations, I prefer to take books out of the library rather than buy them outright. Many of my books are therefore "read but unowned".


Favorite authorsRaymond Chandler, Colin Cotterill, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, George Eliot, Edward Gorey, Graham Greene, Thomas Hardy, Franz Kafka, H. P. Lovecraft, William Shakespeare, Leo Tolstoy (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceJun 23, 2009

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