Téa Obreht – The Tiger’s Wife

Téa Obreht, at the age of twenty-five, won the Orange Prize for her debut novel, The Tiger’s Wife, which was given to me as a birthday present on my twenty-sixth birthday. In the blogging universe, the opinions on the book were widely divided, and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Almost immediately, I was […]

Linda Grant – When I Lived In Modern Times

The year is 1946, Israel doesn’t exist yet, and Tel Aviv is part of Palestine. World War II has just ended, but, its aftermath continues, as the global map is changing. and colonialism is coming to an end. Evelyn Sert, a twenty year old hairdresser from Soho (London), sails to Palestine to be part of […]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Half Of A Yellow Sun

War destroys all that is left of innocence. It pulls people together, and it drives them apart. People are left asking questions, as they pine for their loved ones, as they try and contemplate the horrors of war, and as they struggle to survive – just so that they can see a better day. And […]

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