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How To Be Both by Ali Smith

Hmmm…for all the hype, I’m not sure this is quite as good as everyone says it is. Paintings can lead to all sorts of extraordinary places in fiction: Russell Hoban took one look at the medieval painting¬†depicting the legend of St Eustace¬†in Canterbury Cathedral and conjoured… 331 more words

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Book Review: Riddley Walker

Riddley Walker

by Russell Hoban

Russell Hoban wrote one of the fondest memories of my childhood: Bread and Jam for Frances. He wrote a number of books about an adorable young badger named Frances, actually, but Bread and Jam was the one I had, the one I remembered, the one that, as a picky eater, I related to. 878 more words

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