Tag Archives: The Years

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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The Years by Annie Ernaux, translated by Alison L. Strayer

This life of a woman born in France in 1941 is set against a backdrop of social and political development and change from the post war years right up to the early 21st century. Through personal and collective memories, descriptions … Continue reading

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