Recently read | part two

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood โ€“ย 5/5 “I wish this story were different. I wish it were more civilized. I wish it showed me in a better light, if not happier, then at least more active, less hesitant, less distracted by trivia. I wish it had more shape. I wish it were about love, or…

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak | recently read

‘They say that war is death’s best friend, but I must offer you a different point of view on that one. To me, war is like the new boss who expects the impossible. He stands over your shoulder repeating one thing incessantly. ‘Get it done, get it done.’ So you work harder. You get the…

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Landline by Rainbow Rowell | recently read

– What is it about? – An exciting opportunity to create and write a TV sitcom arises for Georgie just before the Christmas holidays. A family trip with her husband Neal and two young children is all planned, yet Georgie chooses to stay for the job, with Neal deciding to take the children on holiday…

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A collated review | recently read

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott What it is about: The novel looks at the Marchย sisters’ lives over the course of several years within the time period of the late 1800’s. There are contrasting differences between the March girls, ‘independent, tomboyish Jo; delicate, loving Beth; pretty, kind Meg; or precocious and beautiful Amy’ (Penguin Threads).…

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