Monthly Archives: January 2017

Dominic Smith || The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

Sara de Vos never existed but could easily have existed in which she would have been one of many women who in the past was not taken seriously as a painter and would not have been allowed to paint. A … Continue reading

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Rowan Hisayo Buchanan || Harmless Like You

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan starts her novel with an intriguing meeting between mother and son. It is quite obvious that they have not met in a long long time. Buchanan continues with the life stories of mother Yuki and son Jay, … Continue reading

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Margaret Atwood || Hag-Seed

Hag-Seed is the fourth in line of a series of Shakespeare-retellings by renowned authors. Atwood, as could be expected, has given her own twist to The Tempest. Her main character Felix is a stage director who is based on the … Continue reading

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Natasha Pulley || The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

Spoiler Alert! I took some time to grow into The Watchmaker. It might have been the fierce competition of Netflix (I do had to watch The Crown and Dirk Gently), it might also have been the fact that Pulley in … Continue reading

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