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The Handmaid’s Tale: A novel for our times?

I’ve just finished re-reading this superb, yet chilling, novel by Margaret Atwood, and it’s left me with a whirling mass of thoughts and ideas. I first read The Handmaid’s Tale a few years ago when I was studying for my A Levels in college, and I remember feeling almost overwhelmed by the power of the… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale: A novel for our times?

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Life, death and everything in between: Grief is the Thing With Feathers by Max Porter

My first read of 2017 was one that has been on my list for a few months. Grief is the Thing with Feathers is Max Porter’s first novel, which is why it seemed fitting to kick off the new year with. However, any preconceptions I’d had about it were scattered to the wind as soon… Continue reading Life, death and everything in between: Grief is the Thing With Feathers by Max Porter