Books for the Lockdown – Moving Gems

Welcome to week six! I hope you are all still safe and healthy. After last week's relatively depressing fare I wanted to treat you this week to some of the most moving books I've read since I started writing this blog. Some of them are funny, others full of hope, yet others are tragic. What …

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Milkman – Anna Burns – Quotes

There was food and drink. The right butter. The wrong butter. The tea of allegiance. The tea of betrayal. He'd homed in on that flag issue, the flags-and-emblems issue, instinctive and emotional because flags were invented to be instinctive and emotional - often pathologically, narcissistically emotional - and he meant that flag of the country …

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