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My 10 Peak Reads of 2019

How hard to sift through the brilliant books I’ve read this year to find my top favourites- but here they are, some well known prize winners, some more personal choices, all of them books which have resonated with me this … Continue reading

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Disoriental by Negar Djavadi, translated by Tina Kover

Disoriental, the début novel of the French-Iranian filmmaker Négar Djavadi, is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic account of the writer’s Iranian family and their flight to France to escape political persecution. Published first in France in 2018 as Désorientale, it’s been brought … Continue reading

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