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The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
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I chose this as a fun, escapist read, not my usual genre, but intrigued by the use of doors as portals into other worlds. It reminded me of my childhood reading adventures into Narnia, an era when I devoured fantasy. Today I see it through older eyes, and am aware of the underlying commentary about our own world, it's halls of power, it's attitude towards otherness, difference, it's dislike of magic or of those who look as though they don't belong.

Some of the transitions were vaguely executed which removed a little of the escapist journey I was on, but otherwise I enjoyed it.
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December 9, 2019 – Shelved
December 9, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
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January 10, 2020 – Finished Reading
January 11, 2020 – Shelved as: fantasy
January 11, 2020 – Shelved as: fiction

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message 1: by Shankar (new)

Shankar Thanks looks like a good read

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