As some of you might know, m’friend Roger Morris has joined that Web 2.0 band of authors what serialise their novels via Twitter.
It’s true, getting a sentence or a fragment every hour — that’s how I am now scheduling my tweets — is not like sitting down and reading an extended section of the book through. You won’t necessarily remember what went before. The text will work on the reader in a different way — but I am interested to see just how.
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My reading life has been transformed by the discovery of audiobooks. There’s nothing quite like having a talented actor perform a text. I pleased to announce, then, that Roger Morris’s book A Vengeful LongingDisclosure: I haven’t read any of Roger’s St Petersburg novels because I’m writing (editing, rather) my own. But I have read his excellent Taking Comfort and thoroughly enjoyed it. is available in audio format.
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Well, alright, not the BBC. Phoenix FM, actually. M’colleague Roger (of his plog) has released the audio of a radio interview from a few days back. You can listen to it here. In it, he discusses the genesis of his St Petersburg novelsIs everybody writing bloody St Petersburg novels?Actually, Roger started it. and his fondness for Dostoyevsky.