Monthly Archives: September 2017

Away on holiday

Time to give you, dear Readers, Followers, and Lurkers, a much-deserved breather. This autumn I am going on a trekking trip to Corsica, a mountainous Mediterranean island belonging to France. When I return (so after two weeks or so) I … Continue reading

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Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach

Synopsis: When Leila discovers the Web site Red Pill, she feels she has finally found people who understand her. A sheltered young woman raised by her mother, Leila has often struggled to connect with the girls at school; but on … Continue reading

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The Root of His Evil by James M. Cain

Synopsis (from Goodreads): While slinging hash in a diner, a would-be Cinderella meets her Prince Charming. Carrie Selden is not at all like the woman you’ve read about in the papers. Though she was raised in an orphanage, she isn’t … Continue reading

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Movie review: Queen (2014) by Vikas Bahl

I found out about that one while perusing Tasha/Heidenkind’s excellent blog, Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and Books – thank you my dear for mentioning it! Product info: A young New Delhi woman called Rani (‘Queen’ in English) comes from a very … Continue reading

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