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Book Review: Han Kang – Human Acts

Han Kang follows up Man Booker prize winning The Vegetarian with a brutal look at the Gwangju massacre in South Korea in 1980. The novel, split into six core chapters, interweaves multiple characters, though our centre is Dong-ho, a young boy who is tragically murdered. Another chapter shows the viciousness of censorship in 1980’s South Korea… Continue reading Book Review: Han Kang – Human Acts

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18 Before ’18 – Goal setting for the new year

  Happy New Year gang! How’s your head today? Sore, I hope! As Christmastime and the new year period is famously a time for overindulgence, I have spent the last few days in a food coma, lying on my sofa with a plate of cheese in one hand and an festive beverage in the other.… Continue reading 18 Before ’18 – Goal setting for the new year

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I Am Malala – YA Edition Book Review

Malala. A name that is known throughout the world. An activist, a hero, the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, but above all else? A teenage girl. I am Malala: How one girl stood up for education and changed the world  is the Young Adult novel that stems from the 2013 I am… Continue reading I Am Malala – YA Edition Book Review