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Book Review: The Secret History by Donna Tartt

The Secret History is Donna Tartt's debut novel, and it has now gained the status of a modern classic. Focusing on the lives of a group of privileged students and their eccentric and manipulative Classics professor, The Secret History is a study in morality, aesthetics, and intellectual vanity.

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Book Review: A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride

The narrator of the novel is a young girl whose brother has brain cancer. Her relationship with her brother and family, and the effect her brother’s illness had on her, is explored through a thought-driven narrative. What can this novel's style say about narrative tendencies in 21st century novels?

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Book Review: Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami

The sixth novel by Haruki Murakami, and the sequel to A Wild Sheep Case, Dance Dance Dance deals with motifs and symbols which are not unknown to anyone who is familiar with the author. What does the immersion of the protagonist in the dark core of his being have to offer to anyone who is familiar with Murakami?

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