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About me

Gender Male
Industry Internet
Occupation Gentleman Bookseller
Location Lewes, East Sussex, England
Introduction This is supposed to be a blog about books, but something went wrong...
Interests Reading, walking, music, art, cinema, travel, solitude, other cultures, angst, the Reformation, humanism, the atomic age, sustainability, history, anti-globalization, alternative energy, living a sport-free life, fighting the little grey men, bucking the trend by becoming more left-wing with age, being the last Guardian-reading monarchist in Lewes
Favorite Movies Wild Strawberries, A Matter of Life and Death, The Swimmer, Planet of the Apes, North by Northwest, Taxi Driver, Elena, Victim, Sin City, A Handful of Dust, Hue and Cry, Together, Cape Fear, Through a Glass Darkly, Stalker, Festen, Goodbye Lenin, Jean de Florette, Being John Malkovich, Rosemary's Baby, I Start Counting, Office Space, Downfall, The Illustrated Man, The Italian Job, The Piano Teacher, The Cruel Sea, Atanarjuat - The Fast Runner, Il Postino, Soylent Green, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Amazing Mr Blunden, The Lives of Others, M, Sunday Bloody Sunday
Favorite Music Sibelius, Nielsen, Vaughan Williams, Ravel, Bach, Brahms, Shostakovich, Hilding Rosenberg, Franz Schmidt, Beethoven, Tippett, Robert Simpson, Rubbra, Faure, Nick Drake, Kate Bush, Momus, Bjork, Divine Comedy, Soho, David Sylvian, Radiohead, Micachu, French Horn Rebellion, Smiths, Ronnie Aldrich and His Two Pianos, That odd ringing you get in your ears when you're in a very quiet place...
Favorite Books Blindness, Revolutionary Road, Moon Palace, Oryx and Crake, Lolita, Vanity Fair, Tom Jones, Bleak House, A Handful of Dust, This Thing of Darkness, Cloud Atlas, Life With a Star, The Accidental Tourist, Moby Dick, Desert Divers, The Death of Grass, Larry's Party, The Best Thing That Can Happen to a Croissant, La Conquete de Plassans, Armadale, Roderick Random, The Rabbit novels, His Natural Life, The Easter Parade, Leave Me Alone, One, The Death of Grass, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, The Slaves of Solitude, The Darkroom of Damocles, Cold Spring Harbour, Leave Me Alone, The Corrections, Hearts and Minds, Life and Fate, Metropole, Stasiland, Of Human Bondage

That can't really be a fish you're standing on, can it?

It's just a perch.