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21 December 2011

That Time of Year : Best Book of 2011

— Reggie Oliver. Mrs Midnight and other stories . With illustrations by the author. Tartarus Press, [2011]. The most compelling and accomplished book that I read this year ( as reviewed here ), with close competition from Lisa Goldstein’s outstanding novel The Uncertain Places  and On the Road to Babadag by Andrzej Stasiuk, both of which are reviewed below. The original edition of Mrs Midnight , of four hundred copies,