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Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson

December 11, 2017

I enjoyed this far more than I thought I would. It's very similar in style and also content to Angela Carter's Bloody Chamber. Fair warning like The Bloody Chamber this book is laden with violence, graphic sex and sexual violence. From a literary standpoint however it's phenomenal. Split between the 17th Century and 20th Century Sexing the Cherry follows Dog-Lady a grotesque giantess and her adoptive son Jordan.…

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Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

September 13, 2017

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 travels to Southern Spain with her mother. ¬†They go in an attempt to gain answers regarding¬†her mothers many ailments. Sophie had put her life on hold to look…