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21. ‘Swimming Lessons’ by Claire Fuller

Half present-day narrative, half letters written in the past, Claire Fuller’s Swimming Lessons uses an interesting structure to tell the story of a family troubled by disappearance and betrayal. But before I review it, let’s just take a moment… Read More

3 graphic novels by women

It’s time for another triple graphic novel review, and this time all of the books I’ll be reviewing have been written by women (two by the same woman, ‘cos she’s pretty great). It’s always nice to celebrate women… Read More

Another three graphic novels!

Sometimes when your country votes to leave the EU, you just have to curl up with a good book and escape from it all. That’s more or less what I did with these three graphic novels/short books! 31. Blankets… Read More

Triple graphic novel review!

I’ve really been getting into graphic novels recently, and I’ve found that curling up on a Sunday afternoon and reading one in a single sitting is loads of fun and wholly satisfying. So this week, instead of just one,… Read More

5. ‘Public Library’ by Ali Smith

I’ve read one of Ali Smith’s short stories before (the deliciously messed up ‘The Child’ in Victoria Hislop’s Life), so I was delighted to be given a whole collection of her stories for Christmas. Even better, the book is… Read More