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Things Fall Apart

Recently I revisited the novel by Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart. As a debut novel – first published in 1958 – it is extraordinary how he depicts the cultural tragedy as a tribe deals with the impact of colonialism and…
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A beautiful and charming book

I recently read this charming book - the Housekeeper and the Professor, by Yōko Ogawa, translated from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder. Reading the blurb I was intrigued. A gentle and beautiful book, set in Japan in the 1990's,…