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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith deftly crosses¬†three time periods. ¬†The first period is the 1600s and it is here that we learn about the original painting by a talented female Dutch artist (Sara de Vos). … Continue reading

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The Vegetarian by Han Kang, Deborah Smith (Translator)

A slight novel, The Vegetarian describes a woman’s descent into “madness” from the perspective of her husband, brother-in-law, and sister. The woman’s decline starts with her decision to become a vegetarian (seems normal enough), but it soon becomes clear that … Continue reading

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