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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The Haunting of Hill House – Shirley Jackson

I read this one back in January, when the Christmas lights were waning, days were short, nights dark and cold and the epidemic seemed a very distant idea, happening on another continent. I remember sitting on my couch with my knees tucked, under a blanket. And clearly with a weird expression on my face, as …

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