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Fridays are for Readers: An Imaginary Life

That was the book that made me discover Australian author David Malouf and as I read the very first lines I immediately feel in love with his writing and this novel. We are taken back to the Roman Empire, and … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The Odyssey

Summer has come and is about to go away, but even on holidays books have accompanied our adventures and enriched part of our days. So now we are back with this weekly post, and what book could better represent our … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: In the Heart of the Country

South Africa, in the middle of nowhere. An isolated farm, a white man and his unmarried daughter and a black servant and his husband, all trapped in a web of reciprocal oppression. Everything collapses when the father decides to seek … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The Ground Beneath Her Feet

We transform constantly and we remain constant. Music is the bridge between our worlds. Music liberates and unifies.* We are in India, UK and United States. The story starts back in 1937 and ends (but there will ever be a … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Remembering Babylon

This week we’re travelling to Australia, more precisely to Queensland back in the 1840s. The book I’m telling you about is Remembering Babylon by Australian writer (and poet) David Malouf. It is a little pearl, as every novel by this … Continue reading

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