In my book TITIAN’S BOATMAN (published on 26th January) one of my characters, Terry, is an actor taking on the role of King Leontes in 881 more words
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All the mythological fruits a reader might yearn for
I came to Jeanette Winterson quite late, and have no idea what took me so long. Oranges are Not the Only Fruit, her first book, is the fourth Winterson I’ve read in as many months. 874 more words
For the final week of 2016 I’m reviewing two short works by two larger than life female writers.
Although both books seem completely different (one is a modern 20th century romance while the other is a book of short works from the 19th century), they are powerful works that explore common themes of love and loss, grief and rage, and hurt and healing. 1,336 more words
In the book of Bereishis we read of numerous births, yet only two sets of twins: Yitzchak and Rivkah’s twins, Yaakov and Esav and in this week’s holy sedrah, Parshat Vayeishev, we read of the birth of Perez and Zerach, the twins of Yehuda and Tamar. 1,711 more words