Tag: Hamish Hamilton

Grand Union by Zadie Smith

I picked up Grand Union in the hope that I would be blown away by the powerhouse that is Zadie Smith, and so I was very excited to learn that this was her first and much awaited short story collection. Zadie Smith is an astonishingly great writer, there is no shadow of doubt in that

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BOOK REVIEW: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

Briseis was a queen before the Greeks came. Now she is a slave to the man who killed her family. Described by some as a feminist Illiad, I was so excited to get my hands on this book and read for myself. I love the classical epics and anything with a feminist angle is right

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