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Noomi Rapace as Lisbeth Salander

The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz

“He went into the kitchen where he made himself two sandwiches with cheddar and prosciutto and a bowl of yoghurt and muesli.” This was the moment when I started to regret reading the fourth installment of the hijacked Millennium series. Blomkvist has been gentrified. Does he eat sandwiches? Yes (a lot). But prosciutto and muesli?!  No.  Oh […]

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

I think it has been literally months, maybe even a year since I’ve posted anything. So I’m ashamed to admit I’m about to post a book review which should have been written ages ago given ‘The Girl on the Train’ was topping the charts a year ago… However, the good news is that there’s a […]

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Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin

I came across this book in Vogue, downloaded it on my Kindle and subsequently forgot about it. However, I started reading it this week-end and I just couldn’t stop. It’s rare that a novel is both a page-turner and beautifully written. Yet, Golden Boy, written by 25-year old Abigail Tarttelin, captures your interest from the […]

The XX Factor by Alison Wolf

It has been a long time since I’ve been as engrossed in a non-fiction book, particularly a feminist one. Yes, there have been several feminist books on the market lately, but this is the first one I’ve found really engaging. The last one I read, Hadley Freeman’s ‘Be Awesome’, also published in April this year, […]