The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken – The Secret Barrister

I bought this book few months ago on Amazon sale. It came, landed on my TBR bookshelf and patiently waited for its time. It finally came after I read several books in a row revolving heavily around women and their lives. I felt it is time to dive into a different subject matter. And the …

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Hello Mum – Bernardine Evaristo

It's a short story, or a novella, that I bought already during the lockdown, after reading the brilliant Girl, Woman, Other. I read it in just over an hour because once you pick it up it's hard to put down. The book is a letter, written by Jerome, a black teenager, to his mother. It may …

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Girl, Woman, Other – Bernardine Evaristo – Quotes

[...] ageing is nothing to be ashamed of especially when the entire human race is in it together although sometimes it seems that she alone among her friends wants to celebrate getting older because it's such a privilege not to die prematurely (on living in a squat): the Marxists demanded they set up a Central …

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