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“Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides (2003) & “The Danish Girl” by David Ebershoff (2000) – nature versus nurture

Fictional Cal/Calliope was “born twice: first as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August 1974”. Lily Elbe was … Continue reading

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“Outline” by Rachel Cusk (2014) – book review

Now there’s an odd thing. I wonder who decided on the jacket cover for this book? Was it Faber & Faber who chose to stick a stunning review by “Middlesex” author Jeffrey Eugenides as an almost integral part of the … Continue reading

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