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My Week in Books (18/11/12)

This week’s selections . . . Goblin Market┬áby Christina Rossetti Rossetti’s most famous epic poem. A twisted and pre-Raphelite exploration of female sexuality, capitalism and the Victorian marriage market. Major Barbara┬áby George Bernard Shaw Major Barbara is the estranged daughter of Andrew Undershaft, Earl and arms dealer. As a Major in the Salvation Army she … Continue reading

My Week in Books (28/10/12)

This week’s selections . . . Peter Pan; or The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up by J.M. Barrie On my reading list for university class on Edwardian fiction. More sinister than the Disney film allows. Reading the original play was definitely an eye-opener. Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb A totally new writer for … Continue reading

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