Monthly Archives: March 2016

Lisa Mc Inerney || The Glorious Heresies

The title is obviously meant ironically: what the children in The Glorious Heresies are gifted by their parents is far from glorious. Poverty, genes for addiction, a criminal environment and spineless characters all combined with wrong decisions, personal or society … Continue reading

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Petina Gappah ||The Book of Memory

The Book of Memory is one of those concise novels that apparently effortless combine several topics. Topic one: the fate of African albino’s; two: the fate of gays; ┬áthree: life in prison; four: from colonialism to independence and five: believe … Continue reading

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Melissa Harrison || At Hawthorn Time

At Hawthorn Time starts as an idyllic novel, a modern one about tramp Jack who escapes the civilized world and tries to live of the land. By choosing ancient paths that are no longer shown on maps he stays in … Continue reading

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