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Book Review Saturday - 'The Shadow in the North'

My dears.

I have just this moment finished reading the most extraordinary book.

You’ll all know the author, Philip Pullman, from his wonderful work as the creator of the… 1,096 more words

Book Review

'Northern Lights'

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman (1995) is the first in the trilogy His Dark Materials, followed by The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass.

“Men and women are moved by tides much fiercer than you can imagine, and they sweep us all up into the current.”

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my rock 'n' roll life

Stayed up late last night watching interviews with the stunning Margaret Atwood and a Pullman lecture on the importance of book illustrations.

Because I’m hardcore that way. 11 more words

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Blogging the Booker 2014/8

I am now reading The Wake. Honestly, on every level it is a marvel! Firstly, it is published by Unbound. Never heard of them? 590 more words

Themes in Fiction #10 - Female Roles and Feminism

 “I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely.

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An Introduction

I thought it might be nice to introduce myself…

But as this is a blog predominantly about books I felt it would be appropriate to use books to give you a snapshot of who I am. 238 more words

Stories Needed!!!

  “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”
Philip Pullman

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So get to writing them!  ;)

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