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Winter King by Thomas Penn
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Merle by Paule Marshall
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Maybe I wasn't in the right frame of mind for these stories, but I found them rather slow and a bit depressing.
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Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing by May Sarton
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This was a most enjoyable read - about an elderly woman who has been a poet for most of her life. Two journalists come to interview her and she discusses her work and episodes from her life. Well written, not too heavy and very atmospheric about her ...more
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Rain Darling by Merle Collins
Rain Darling
by Merle Collins
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These stories were quite interestingly written, but rather sad and depressing in their content.
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Baby Mother and the King of Swords by Lorna Goodison
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Not good enough to qualify as a collection of short stories. Most of the stuff in here is more of a sketch than a story. I think Lorna Goodison should stick to poetry: prose really needs a plot.
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Italianissimo by Denise de Rome
Italianissimo
by Denise de Rome
read in November, 2016
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It is initially difficult to get to grips with this book because they seem to have chosen to scatter the grammar explanations in different parts of the book instead of presenting them systematically where it is easiest to find them. This means that y ...more
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The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie
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How frugal is the Chariot
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Emily Dickinson, Selected Poems

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