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Miss Skeeter's musical moment, and the merits of reading fiction

I finally finished reading The Help. Even given all the hype I witnessed both around the novel and around its Oscar-winning film adaptation, the former still definitely rose to my expectations, if not exceeded them. 741 more words


FEMME FICTION: The Help (2009)

This book has fanfare enough without me contributing to it. So second of all we hit the semi-recent favourite, all the rage four-five-six years ago and probably still going strong. 1,074 more words

Femme Fiction


A Road Trip for the Books: Trailing Fiction and Food Through Mississippi’s Storied State
I came to drink the water. A great fertile crescent, the Delta region of Mississippi is known for its deep topsoil and slightly askew horizon, sprouting row after row of cotton, soybeans and corn. 1,969 more words


'The Help'- Book Review

I read the book ‘The Help’ a couple of months ago, the book had been passed around my family and then finally to me. I absolutely love reading especially when it’s a really gripping story. 544 more words

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Book Review: The Help

Author:  Kathryn Stockett

Pages: 451

Year of publishing: 2009

Rating: ★★★★★

Related posts: Not yet available

Synopsis: Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss.

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The Help - Kathryn Stockett

The Help – Kathryn Stockett


Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. 934 more words


“The first time I was ever called ugly, I was thirteen. It was a rich friend of my brother Carlton’s over to shoot guns in the field.

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