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Karen Warren

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I am a novelist, book reviewer and travel writer. Shadow of the Dome is my first novel.

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Book Review: The Boy Who Saw In Colours By Lauren Robinson

The Boy Who Saw In Colours is set in Germany during the Second World War. It is the story of two brothers who – despite their Jewish father – are selected for one of Hitler’s elite boarding schools for Nazi youth. Josef, the protagonist, is a misfit in his new surroundings: as well as being half Jewish he is gay, and he prefers painting to fighting. We see the life of the school and the unfolding

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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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If a book is very long then you have to hope that it has a compelling storyline and lots of action (like Gone With The Wind), or that it has big ideas and great writing (like Ulysses). Unfortunately The Goldfinch has none of these virtues. It took 77 ...more
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Summertime by J.M. Coetzee
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Summertime purports to be a memoir told in a particular way - through the eyes of a biographer who is interviewing people who once knew the author. It is an interesting conceit, especially when you realise that that the J M Coetzee of this book does ...more
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A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe
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Daniel Defoe is sometimes called the first English novelist. This book is certainly not an eyewitness account of the Great Plague of London (Defoe was 5 years old in 1665), but it is presented as if fact.
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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Like - I suspect - many others, I re-read Little Women after seeing the film earlier this year. I enjoyed it, especially as it was clearly autobiographical in many ways. But then I went on to read the other books in the series and I'm afraid I found ...more
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven
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Station Eleven is a novel about the aftermath of a pandemic, when civilisation as we know it has disappeared. The characters start to adopt a "new normal", and then gradually realise that there is no going back to "before". Particularly intriguing an ...more
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The Last Witchfinder by James K. Morrow
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A novel narrated by a book; a picaresque journey taking in witch trials in Colchester and Salem; the battle between Reason and superstition. I was captivated by every one of this book's 500 pages...
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The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
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