Lives of Girls and Women – Alice Munro

Another book that has been lingering on my shelves for a few years. I read Alice Munro right after she received the Nobel Prize in 2013 and I enjoyed her dreamy, but at he same time matter of fact style immensely. This one is touted as a novel. Which is very unusual for Alice Munro, …

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The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides

Another one bought from a second-hand bookshop at AbeBooks. With a hideous cover basically consisting of a still from the movie. I've actually seen the movie years ago and liked it a lot. Even if I don't remember much of it now. So I was naturally curious about the book. The story is quite simple …

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The Days of Abandonment – Elena Ferrante – Quotes

Now, just thinking about it, I felt like whipping the air of the pinewood harder and harder, like a child, to evoke the spirits, perhaps to chase them away, and the more energy I put into it, the sharper the whistle became. I burst into laughter, alone, seeing myself like that, a thirty-eight-yar-old woman in …

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