20 Books of Summer 2019 – how did it go?

This year's challenge finished on the 3rd September, so typically I am a few days behind on the summary post. And more than a few days behind on the reviews. Cathy at 746 Books as always was a fantastic host, thank you!!!  You can find her opening and closing posts here and here. So how did it …

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Lady Oracle – Margaret Atwood

I read this book for the first time as a teenager and loved it. It was my first book by Margaret Atwood and I'm happy about it, Handmaid's Tale would be too obvious 😉 I was curious if it would make such an impression on me now, almost twenty years later. Sadly it didn't. The point of …

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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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