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Book Review: Wifedom By Anna Funder

Book Review: Wifedom By Anna Funder

About two weeks ago I was fortunate enough to attend an author event with Anna Funder, who has written three novels and a novella – a thoughtful exact author who has had 10 years between books. The first book I read of hers, All That I Am, has since become an award...

Book Review: I am Pilgrim By Terry Hayes

Book Review: I am Pilgrim By Terry Hayes

his was the one book I read last year that I allowed to disturb my sleep. I was that naughty child under the covers with a torch hoping I would not wake my husband as I wanted to reach the next chapter. I am Pilgrim was first published in 2013 and although I was aware...

Book Review: Holly by Stephen King

Book Review: Holly by Stephen King

As an example of how age is just a number, Stephen King is still producing best sellers and fresh ideas at 76, having written around 75 books. Holly was initially a short story, being first published in 1995 as part of his collection of stories called Nightmares &...

Book Review: Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates

Book Review: Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates is an American writer who published her first book in 1963, and has since published 58 novels, a number of plays and novellas, and many short stories, poetry, and non-fiction – so we can say she is qualified to tackle the mystical, controversial,...

Book Review: Yellowface by RF Kuang

Book Review: Yellowface by RF Kuang

Yellowface is a thought-provoking exploration of identity, culture and privilege, with the author RF Kuang delving into the complexities of race and representation through contemporary storytelling. The novel challenges the readers to confront uncomfortable truths...

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