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Human identity: ‘Transit’ by Rachel Cusk

A couple of years ago, I read Rachel Cusk’s ‘Outline,’ a book that is so delicately evocative of a fractured self it was almost impossible to review (though I tried, and you can see the result at Shiny New Books). … Continue reading

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Before ‘Wolf Hall’ there was: ‘The Man on a Donkey’ by H F M Prescott

I’m a sucker for a good long book when it comes to providing proper escapism.  If the action in the story all takes place in a fashionable historical period, things are even more promising.  ‘The Man on a Donkey’ is … Continue reading

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Not About Books

I never thought that I would be writing about capital P Politics on this blog, but I feel it’s important to briefly share my sadness and anger at the outcome of the UK referendum, an outcome I very much fear is … Continue reading

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