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Orlando by Virginia Woolf
Adult Fiction

Orlando by Virginia Woolf

I’ve come to realise that any book I read for my course in the moment of reading it I will hate it. Just a little. The actual story and concept of Orlando I adored. The fact I’ve had to read…

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Evelina by Frances Burney
Adult Fiction

Evelina by Frances Burney

If you think back a few posts you might recall my slight tirade about Moll Flanders and its lack of chapters… Evelina also doesn’t have chapters. Instead, it’s written in letter form. A ‘chapter’ can be half a page or…

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Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Adult Fiction

Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe

My first and main question is what kind of book has no chapters, no discernible breaks, just continuous prose? Granted this novel was originally published in 1722 but still. I think that’s why I had such a hard time reading…

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Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
Adult Fiction

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Hot Milk is one of the strangest books I’ve ever read. There were parts of it that completely confused me – usually the chapters that weren’t from Sophie’s perspective. However, I still enjoyed them. The novel follows Sophie as she…

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The Girls by Emma Cline
Adult Fiction

The Girls by Emma Cline

I picked The Girls up after reading the synopsis. Straight away I knew that this was something I wanted to read. The novel seems to take a great deal inspiration from the Manson Family (a quasi-commune that started in the late…

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