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Review: The Nest – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

The Nest - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeny

Thus far, the Balinese book-swaps I’ve come across have left much to be desired. Little – if any of the literary offering have been in English – and those that have been tend to consist of a few dog-eared copies of he infamous Fifty Shades of Grey series. And so, despite an offer from my […]

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Review: Labor Day – Joyce Maynard

In the past few weeks I have read so many incredible books,whose prose are so beautiful, and whose plots are so readable that I’m beginning to sound like something of a broken record. Most recently, Labor Day by Joyce Maynard. So intent was I on finishing it, that having read it on the tube my […]

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Review: Big Brother – Lionel Shriver

Since the publication of Lionel Shriver’s We Need to talk About Kevin in 2003, which won the 2005 Orange Prize for Fiction, a legion of fans have been eagerly awaiting another novel from Shriver as provocative and compelling as its predecessor. Big Brother, Shriver’s twelfth novel, is set in Iowa and tells the story of Pandora […]

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