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  •  . . . but it seemed that niceness was a shameful and unexciting condition, and that women were more likely to succumb to humiliating treatment, to brute attraction, or at the very least, to some kind of provocation.
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Book Corner: What Are You Reading Today?

Currently, I am reading, “A Tale of Two Cities”, by Charles Dickens. Being half way through the novel I am impressed with the history I have found throughout the book. 51 more words

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Book Review: The Girl Who Broke The Rules

The Girl Who Broke The Rules by Marnie Riches


When the mutilated bodies of two sex-workers are found in Amsterdam, Chief Inspector van den Bergen must find a brutal murderer before the red-light-district erupts into panic.

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100 Books By 40: GORMENGHAST

Book: Gormenghast
Author: Mervyn Peake
Published: 1946-1959

The BBC has done it again. As indicated by the published range as opposed to a single year, this isn’t one book but three. 969 more words


The question of dignity and being a 'people pleaser' in Kazuo Ishiguro's "The Remains of the Day"

It has already been said that Ishiguro’s novel is a beautiful study of Englishness. The book for me, like all of Ishiguro’s works I have read, is extremely soothing to read. 616 more words

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