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Possession: You Hate It Or You Love It

Last week I told you guys I was out of things to say about Possession and/or A.S. Byatt. I’m saving the tiny bit I have left for my review. 798 more words


Do you like Harry Potter? If yes, you're childish.

Firstly, I’m going to take a moment to do a little self-congratulatory back-patting. I took my Grade 7 piano exam on Tuesday and somehow, against all the laws of music appreciation, managed to come out with a Distinction! 1,200 more words

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Harry Potter Readers Are Stupid

So says A.S. Byatt, author of Possession. I’m paraphrasing.

The more I read about A.S. Byatt, the less likeable she seems.

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Books, Documentaries, Reviews: A. S. Byatt's THE GAME

Books, Documentaries, Reviews:  March 25, 2014

A. S. Byatt’s The Game

I just finished A. S. Byatt’s The Game on audio download from the Maine library system and thought some of it delicious.   225 more words

Books, Documentaries, Reviews

A.S. Byatt, "The Thing in the Forest" (Short Story)

Interestingly, Byatt’s bio in the back of the book doesn’t mention her most famous work, Possession, which I read a long time ago and thought was boring. 424 more words

Short Stories

So I’ve gone and got myself a Goodreads author profile – from which you are quite possibly reading this entry, as I’ve synced the blog to it as well. 230 more words


Tell It Like It Is

Tell It Like It Is is a new column for the blog, featuring Freight employees giving their own views on matters relating to the publishing world.

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