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The Gathering by Anne Enright (Vintage)

“I would like to write down what happened in my grandmother’s house the summer I was eight or nine, but I am not sure if it really did happen.” THE back cover copy on my edition says that this 2007 … Continue reading

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Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (Granta)

HAD Eleanor Catton’s precocious first novel The Rehearsal been shortlisted for the Booker Prize alongside her weightier winning tome the Luminaries, it might have been interesting to see how it fared. Academic as a question perhaps but relevant maybe. In The … Continue reading

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