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BOOK REVIEW: Everything Under by Daisy Johnson

Without realizing it, I had spent the end of 2018 working my way through some of the novels shortlisted and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. You can find a link below to my review of Sophie Mackintosh’s novel, The Water Cure, one such work longlisted.  I followed this up by reading, Everything Under by…

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BOOK REVIEW: The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh

Winner of the 2016 White Review short-story prize as well as the Virago/Stylist short-story competition for her previous collection of short stories, Mackintosh also recently found herself longlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize for her debut novel The Water Cure. Raised in isolation by their parents, Mother and King, on an island, sisters Grace,…

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BOOK REVIEW: Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shafak

“It was an ordinary spring day in Istanbul, a long and leaden afternoon like so many others, when she discovered, with a hollowness in her stomach, that she was capable of killing someone.” Three Daughter’s of Eve by Elif Shafak These are the opening lines of Elif Shafak’s latest novel Three Daughters of Eve. The…

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BOOK REVIEW: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

If I can finish a book that runs to nearly 400 pages in less than a week, then it’s a book worth recommending. I’ve been so busy with work, I’ve barely had time to fart never mind read but I was so engrossed by this book that I had to sit down and write this…

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