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“Persepolis 1 & 2” by Marjane Satrapi (2003-4) – a fundamental revelation

I am supposed to be busy reading Man Booker shortlist titles and the Classics Club “spin” choice, but have been completely railroaded by a couple of stop-you-in-your-tracks reads. As a spunky adolescent, Marjane Sartrapi was not one to set store … Continue reading

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Literary Trail II : or “10 reasons to want to instantly decamp to New York”…

 10 reasons – there could be a hundred…. 1: The Strand Bookstore – 828 Broadway, on the corner of 12th. Arguably the biggest bookshop in the world, and certainly one of the best have ever set foot into, The Strand … Continue reading

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