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Another 5 Brilliant Political Films

With so many excellent political films out there, I found it impossible to implement them all into my ‘5 Favourite Overtly Political Films‘ list. 2,003 more words


A Separation – Katie Kitamura

How many times are we offered the opportunity to rewrite the past and therefore the future, to reconfigure our present personas – a widow rather than a divorcée, faithful rather than faithless? 650 more words


Just Read: Before The Rains by @DinahJefferies

The first book I read by Dinah Jefferies was The Tea Planter’s Wife (read my review here) which was set in what is now Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) in the 1920s and told the story of a young Englishwoman who married a plantation owner and moved to Ceylon to live with him. 1,726 more words

Quick Lit

Dear Readers,

This is my first post for Quick Lit, which is hosted monthly by Modern Mrs. Darcy. Like many book bloggers, I don’t get to review everything I read and that can be a bummer. 604 more words

Book Review

A Separation (2011)

Dir. Asghar Farhadi. Starring Peyman Moaadi, Sarina Farhadi, Sareh Bayat

I adore the first scene of this movie, because it is so terribly frank. The room itself is bare, with gray walls and handsome, but simple, wooden chairs. 1,616 more words


'A Separation' Is a Propulsive, Single-Sitting, Missing-Person Mystery

Katie Kitamura’s novel A Separation is fraught with sleights and nods. It seems simple, yet throughout the book, Kitamura adds gossamer layers and funhouse mirrors which yield haunting echoes, demanding rereading. 754 more words