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The late novelist and critic John Updike once noted that the trouble with writing book reviews is that it is “almost impossible to … avoid the tone of being wonderfully right.”

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The Inner Room by Robert Aickman
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66-page story in which a young girl chooses a dolls house as a birthday present and creepy things ensue. I don't think I've read anything by Aickman before, but I enjoyed this in as much as the plot kept me guessing and fully engaged: it was a bit of ...more
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How to Run a Country by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Find Me by André Aciman
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This is the sequel to Aciman's Call Me By Your Name. It is a rather different book to that one, but I thought it was no less successful.

Call Me By Your Name was a book of longing and reflection narrated from the point of view of Elio, a t
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