Second quarter round-up

As the heatwave scorches continental Europe, the UK finally enjoys a few days of decent weather with the sun. I'm writing this post on my balcony basking in the sun like a cat and finally making use of the reclining chairs I bought in the winter. The second quarter of this year was surprisingly long. …

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Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood

I had this book on my shelf probably for the last 6 years. I've been reading Margaret Atwood's books since my first year in university, I go at a slow pace I probably read one every two years. The first one was Lady Oracle and I loved it, I don't remember much of it now, …

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Stone Mattress – Margaret Atwood – Quotes

“Do you think we’re brittle?” she’s been known to ask him. Terrific sense of humour is one thing, but brittle is another. “Of course we’re brittle,” he has answered. “We were born brittle! But seek the bright side: you can’t have much taste unless you’re brittle.” He doesn’t add that Jorrie fails to have much …

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