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Normal People by Sally Rooney (Faber)

“Marianne amswers the door when Connell rings the bell.” BY coincidence I heard a radio broadcast where a well known doctor admitted to flunking out of Oxford because of an unhappy love affair and where the plot details do not … Continue reading

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Grief is the thing with feathers by Max Porter (Faber)

“There is a feather on my pillow.” THERE are only three characters here, the crow, the dad and twin boys sharing the grief after their mother dies. Each has their perspective. The dad: ‘wondering what to do. Shuffling around‘. The … Continue reading


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