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A Confederacy of Dunces book cover

“When I think of my dear departed father barely cold in his grave” Ignatius murmured, pretending to wipe some moisture from his eyes. 

“Mr Reilly died 20 years ago.”

Twenty-one,” Ignatius gloated.

Ignatius T. Reilly and his mother Irene, in John Kennedy Toole’s quirky masterpiece A Confederacy of Dunces (1980), published 11 years after the author’s death. In 1981 the book earned Toole a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.


Reviews and other Features – A – Z Reading Challenge

Zoe, Natasha and Kim have all done this very cool A – Z feature based on reading. Literature has been a big part of the blog and has always meant a lot to me, so there was no way I wasn’t going to get in on the fun.


Author you’ve read the most books from:

Roald Dahl. He had such a wonderful imagination and was one of the writers who got me into reading from a very early age.

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