The Fresh Connection…. Spring by Ali Smith
The third novel in Ali Smith’s ‘Four Seasons’ quartet paints a UK every bit as fractured and fucked up as it was for both ‘Autumn’ and ‘Winter’ – but there’s nothing fucked up about the novel itself that brilliantly captures the chaos and chasms of post-Brexit Britain…..
Solitary Confinement....... ....Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Book Review. Scottish Fiction. June 2017 The American writer, Brandon Sanderson, once compared expectations to fine pottery….‘the harder you hold them, the more likely they are to...read more
......................................... The dictionary gives six different meanings of the verb to illuminate: to supply with light; to make lucid or clear; to decorate with lights; to enlighten; to make illustrious; and to decorate with colours. It's no...read more
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