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  • Read Harder #2: A Fairy Tale Retold

    Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

    Onwards and upwards to the second Read Harder challenge: the retelling of a classic story! For this challenge  I chose Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird.  I’m a sucker for anything myth or legend. The Monomyth is probably my favourite literary tool/device/tidbit of all time. As a kid, I devoured a lot of Donna Jo Napoli’s […]

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  • Arthur & George by Julian Barnes

    Arthur and George by Julian Barnes

    This is a really good book. That might sound like an underwhelming review, but it really simply is a great piece of literature through and through. Barnes’ novel is spellbinding. I know that because it has impacted my everyday life. I can’t sleep because I want to read it, I missed my stop on the […]