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Clare Diston
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'Human Acts' by Han Kang is not an easy read, but it is a masterpiece.

http://www.50ayear.com/2017/02/25/8-human-acts-han-kang/

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I've realised that I feel about His Dark Materials the way many people feel about Harry Potter. I could NOT be more excited about Philip Pullman's new trilogy!

#hisdarkmaterials #philippullman #harrypotter #fangirl #fiction #novel #series

http://www.50ayear.com/2017/02/21/dark-materials-harry-potter/

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'What We Talk About When We Talk About Love' by Raymond Carver: a masterful, melancholic collection by a short story great. ❤️️ #love

http://www.50ayear.com/2017/02/17/7-what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-love-by-raymond-carver/

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Have you ever fallen in #love with a fictional character? To celebrate #Valentine's Day, I'm taking a look at the world of literary love. ❤️️

http://www.50ayear.com/2017/02/14/falling-in-love-with-fictional-characters/

(This cool Valentine's design is from a Chargrilled T-shirt: https://www.chargrilled.co.uk/t-shirts/My-Valentine-Is-A-Fictional-Character-t-shirt.k)

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I thought it would be interesting to reread 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' by George Orwell as an adult, and in the current political climate. I have lots of thoughts!

#1984 #georgeorwell #doublethink

http://www.50ayear.com/2017/02/10/6-nineteen-eighty-four-george-orwell/

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Three chapters and a short story competition. Here is how my #writing went in January! ✍️
http://www.50ayear.com/2017/02/08/february-writing-update/
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My new favourite book, 'The Paper Menagerie' by Ken Liu: timeless human questions set against a backdrop of magical realism/#space travel. Um … count me in! 🚀🌟📙🐯

http://www.50ayear.com/2017/02/03/5-the-paper-menagerie-by-ken-liu/

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Books to movies 2017: it's time to see what the silver screen has in store for us book-lovers this year!

http://www.50ayear.com/2017/01/31/books-to-movies-2017/

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Today's review: 'The 4-Hour Work Week' by Timothy Ferriss. A #book which both inspired and annoyed me!

http://www.50ayear.com/2017/01/27/4-4-hour-work-week-timothy-ferriss/
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