This was a great romp of an adventure story, with a bit of falconry, a trip to Scotland and a remote island thrown in. I loved it but I know that’s mainly because it is a mix of all my favourite things so I’m not recommending you rush out and track this down! 129 more words
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The Day of the Triffids
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[Goodreads] When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.’ When a freak cosmic event renders most of the Earth’s population blind, Bill Masen – one of the lucky few to keep his sight – finds himself trapped in a London jammed with sightless mobs who prey on those who can still see.
The salient framing of an Asian woman fading into the background visually communicates this idea of ethnic erasure where the lack of opportunities for ethnic writers in the Western creative writing industry will lead to 270 more words