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'Little Mouse Helps Out' by Riikka Jäntti (Review)

Scribe Publications are one of the few Australian publishers who commission translations, and I’ve already covered several of their books by authors such as Hwang Sok-yong… 870 more words

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'Wildwitch: Bloodling (4)' by Lene Kaaberbøl (Review)

It’s always a bitter-sweet feeling when you come to the end of a series, and Emily has felt that a couple of times recently.  Today, we’re looking at the fourth and (so far) final installment of… 719 more words

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'Wildwitch: Life Stealer (3)' by Lene Kaaberbøl (Review)

Once Emily decides she likes a book, there’s no stopping her, so having overcome her reluctance to continue with the Wildwitch series, she was very keen to keep going (even if the books do get a little darker).  672 more words

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'Wildwitch: Oblivion (2)' by Lene Kaaberbøl (Review)

Emily has been helping out on the blog for a good while now, and over the course of the last few years her reading preferences have naturally developed, with a slightly reduced emphasis on fairies and more tolerance for darker elements in her books.  726 more words

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'The Beach at Night' by Elena Ferrante (Review)

As promised in my recent post on Elena Ferrante’s The Lost Daughter, it’s time to focus a little more on the role of the doll in the novel.  856 more words

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'Tow-Truck Pluck' by Annie M.G. Schmidt & Fiep Westendorp (Review)

My little helper has been rather busy recently with school work and basketball training, but she’s always ready to drop everything when another book arrives, especially when it’s by a writer whose work she’s enjoyed before.  840 more words

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'An Elephantasy' by María Elena Walsh (Review)

When you hear talk of a flying elephant, most Anglophone readers’ minds will probably turn in the direction of a certain Disneyfied pachyderm entertaining crowds at the circus.  837 more words

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