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[BOOK REVIEW] Circe by Madeline Miller

My review for Circe by Madeline Miller is now up on bookish website Book Browse. READ REVIEW BookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers, which includes reviews, previews, "beyond the book" articles, author interviews, reading guides, and much more. The site boasts a great team of knowledgeable reviewers who write well-thought-out reviews and articles, and… Continue reading [BOOK REVIEW] Circe by Madeline Miller

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Last Days of New Paris by China Mieville

At the start of WWII, American occult-engineer Jack Parsons ingeniously harnesses the imaginative power of the greatest surrealist artists of the day, and inadvertently causes the S-Blast; a nuclear-like explosion that brings to life manifestations of abnormal miscreations painted within famous (and not so famous) artworks of this bohemian collective. Keen to fight fire with… Continue reading [BOOK REVIEW] The Last Days of New Paris by China Mieville

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Driest Season by Meghan Kenny

My review for The Driest Season by Meghan Kenny is now up on bookish website Book Browse. READ REVIEW BookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers, which includes reviews, previews, "beyond the book" articles, author interviews, reading guides, and much more. The site boasts a great team of knowledgeable reviewers who write well-thought-out reviews and… Continue reading [BOOK REVIEW] The Driest Season by Meghan Kenny

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[BOOK REVIEW] Sadness Is A White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher

My 5* review for Sadness is a White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher is now up on bookish website Book Browse. READ REVIEW BookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers, which includes reviews, previews, "beyond the book" articles, author interviews, reading guides, and much more. The site boasts a great team of knowledgeable reviewers who write… Continue reading [BOOK REVIEW] Sadness Is A White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher

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The Figure of the Outsider

The Outsider. The Misfit. The Outcast. He (and it most typically is a he) has become an archetypal figure in literature, one who disgusts and delights readers in equal measure. The Outsider conjures within our minds an image of a gaunt, bookish, prematurely world-weary man who idles away his time contemplating the nature of his… Continue reading The Figure of the Outsider