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35. ‘The Virgin Suicides’ by Jeffrey Eugenides

Bloody hell, this is a good book. From the outset you feel as though you are in the hands of a skilled craftsman. So much is summed up by the incredible first sentence:  “On the morning the last Lisbon… Read More

26. ‘Middlesex’ by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Book: This is a story of misplaced desire and a single genetic mutation. ‘Middlesex’ charts the progression of this mutation through several generations of a family – Greeks, who flee to America following the war with Turkey… Read More