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Review | Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis

Title: Fifteen Dogs Author: André Alexis Published by: Coach House Books My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library (Both Times) Content warning: Death and murder (multiple times), death by poison, violence "A bet between the gods Hermes and Apollo leads them to grant human consciousness and language to a group… Continue reading Review | Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis

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r/fantasy Bingo 2017 · Review

Review | Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Title: Carmilla Author: J. Sheridan Le Fanu Published by: University of Adelaide My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Free ebook from University of Adelaide Content warnings: Haunting dreams, death, homophobia "When a mysterious carriage crashes outside their castle home in Styria, Austria, Laura and her father agree to take in… Continue reading Review | Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

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Review | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

Title: The Left Hand of Darkness Author: Ursula K. Le Guin Published by: Ace My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Thrift store Content warning: Attempted murder, death, suicide, forced imprisonment "A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien… Continue reading Review | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Review | The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar

Title: The Winged Histories Author: Sofia Samatar Published by: Small Beer Press My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public library Content warning: Domestic violence, abusive parental/child relationship, death (in battle) "Four women, soldier, scholar, poet, and socialite, are caught up on different sides of a violent rebellion. As war erupts… Continue reading Review | The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar

Wrap-Up

Wrap-up | Women in Translation Month Bingo

Women in Translation Month is now over. I managed to complete 13 books during August which is slightly over half of my goal of 25, and completed one bingo line. WIT Bingo was fantastic. I had so much fun researching, selecting and reading my way through so many different books by women in translation. For… Continue reading Wrap-up | Women in Translation Month Bingo

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Review | Thus Were Their Faces by Silvina Ocampo

Title: Thus Were Their Faces Author: Silvina Ocampo Translator: Daniel Balderston Published by: NYRB Classics My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content warning: Domestic violence, rape, murder, child abuse "Silvina Ocampo is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century’s great masters of the short story. Italo Calvino once said about her,… Continue reading Review | Thus Were Their Faces by Silvina Ocampo