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This week’s book haul

First, of course, is Ali Smith’s ‘Winter’, a sort-of sequel to ‘Autumn’ which has been nominated for just about every book prize this year, but won none. I’m about a third of the way through it already and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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‘The Vegetarian’ Han Kang

‘The Vegetarian’ is a cool, detached novel, both strange and beautiful. Sometimes raw and brutal, sometimes peculiar and surreal and finally touching and tender. The word which sums up this novel best is forlorn. Troubling dreams encourage Yeong-Hye to become a vegetarian, an … Continue reading

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