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Shades of Ugliness

You know the worst thing about Fifty Shades of Grey? It’s not just that it’s an appalling affront to basic intelligence, with its awkward writing, cringe-worthy clichés and constantly repeated phrases. It’s not that it was originally written as an … Continue reading

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On reading

On reading The pile beside my bed is growing taller every week. There’s another on the table in the hall, another towering stack in the family room, and of course there’s the overcrowded bookshelves where the unread tomes clamour for … Continue reading

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