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Going for the chop: My Favourite Literary Haircuts

There’s a significant moment in ‘The Lowlands’ when Gauri cuts her hair, symbolising (amongst other things) her determined dissociation from her Indian past. It made me realise how much I love a good literary hair-cut – that photo-op moment for … Continue reading

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Russian Reading Update: Time for Tolstoy

 Continuing with my ongoing Russian reading project, I’ve had the pleasure of a month of  indulging in Tolstoy.   The plan is to read the Russian classics in chronological order.  Yes, I’ve read them individually as great novels in their own right, … Continue reading

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