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‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, or ‘Pleeease don’t kill my favourite book’ by Caitlin McGrane

March 8, 2013

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My love for Harper Lee’s incredible novel To Kill A Mockingbird is deep and everlasting. From the moment my dad handed me a copy when I was 12, I was addicted. Scout, Jem and Atticus were the perfect companions for my tweenage angst; Scout with her mouthy tempestuousness, Jem as the brave brother I never […]

The Enchanting Allure of “The Lovely Bones” by Joseph Misuraca

March 6, 2012

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I put down Alice Sebold’s 2002 debut novel, The Lovely Bones and was left wondering why this was such a magical read. I had viewed Peter Jackson’s 2009 movie adaptation and thought the critics’ comments were harsh. This is an underrated film and it is simply marvellous. I have been pondering the age-old question: what […]