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Eimear McBride, A girl is a half-formed thing (Review)

I try very hard when writing reviews to avoid clichés and superlatives, like, say, “achingly beautiful” or “masterful”. But I think I’m going to use one for… 1,111 more words

21st Century Literature

Jane Austen, Lady Susan (Review)

It is a truth universally acknowledged – I know this is a tired old joke but I seem programmed to do it – that Jane Austen fans will collect multiple editions of her works. 1,104 more words

Women Writers

Annabel Smith, The Ark (Review)

I must start by thanking Western Australian short story writer Glen Hunting* for recommending Annabel Smith’s The Ark in his comment on a recent Monday Musings… 1,053 more words

Australian Literature

Richard Flanagan: The narrow road to the deep north (Review)

I love generosity of spirit, the ability to rise above terrible things to see the humanity that lies beneath. Richard Flanagan’s Booker Prize shortlisted The narrow road to the deep north… 1,507 more words

Australian Literature