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Book review: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

The book:

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Published by Windmill in 2016
Pages: 400

My copy: Library

The blurb:

Every story has two sides. … 477 more words

Book Review

This Week In Books - 14 September 2016

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This Week In Books

Serious reading: another update

The quality of my reading material has had a significant upgrade this year.  Thank you to everyone who’s suggested books – they’ve contributed to the growing pile of must-reads. 493 more words


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Fates and Furies: The Portrait of a Marriage

YOU COULD STRING TOGETHER the parties Lotto and Mathilde had been to like a necklace, and you would have their marriage in miniature.

This stray consideration by one of her characters encapsulates a structural metaphor, for part of the first half anyway, of Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies. 

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Review: Fates and Furies

Novel: Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff

I arrived a tad late to the Fates and Furies party. Having only rediscovered a love of reading toward the end of 2015, I was far too engrossed in what I considered ‘my kind of book’ to consider branching out to other genres. 438 more words


Slice Magazine Issue 19: Distraction

I am extremely excited to share a preview of Slice Magazine’s 19th issue!

Sometimes, as we Slice editors comb through the thousands of pages in our submissions pile, a theme keeps emerging, which always feels like a message from the collective voice of the writing world.

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