A review of Rosie Garland’s “Vixen”: what happens when we don’t check our beliefs
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A review of Rosie Garland’s “Vixen”: what happens when we don’t check our beliefs


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I read this book on my flight from Switzerland to Australia. Usually long haul flights tend to soften the sparkle of most reading experiences, in fact one could argue that they soften … Continue reading

Fire and Clay: a Review of Helen Wecker’s “The Golem and the Djinni”
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Fire and Clay: a Review of Helen Wecker’s “The Golem and the Djinni”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The Golem and the Djinni is, like many fantasy stories, long. With close to 700 pages it’s a commitment sort of book. Nothing you would hastily rush into, something that requires diligence and … Continue reading

Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes: Vergangenheitsbewältigung in Germany today
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Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes: Vergangenheitsbewältigung in Germany today


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I bought Timur Vermes’ book, Look Who’s Back, as an ebook just because I felt uncomfortable about the looks that I might get for reading a book that has an outline of … Continue reading

Can white people write about slavery? – A dicussion of Sue Monk Kidd’s “The Invention of Wings”
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Can white people write about slavery? – A dicussion of Sue Monk Kidd’s “The Invention of Wings”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I just finished reading The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. This book was actually suggested by the book club I am in, and so I started to read it without … Continue reading

It begins with snow: A Review of Kate Atkinson’s ‘Life After Life’
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It begins with snow: A Review of Kate Atkinson’s ‘Life After Life’


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Life After Life has been talked about a lot since its release in 2013. It is indeed a bold step for author Kate Atkinson, although, I believe it is one that has … Continue reading