Blogs in November 2020

Them 4th November 2020

Joyce Carol Oates’ Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. As powerful and relevant today as it on its initial publication, them chronicles the tumultuous lives of...

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The Accursed 16th September 2020

An eerie, unforgettable story of power, loss, and family curses in early 20th-century Princeton. Princeton, New Jersey at the turn of the 20th century: soon-to-be commander-in-chief Woodrow Wilson is president of Princeton University. On a neighbouring farm, muck-raking novelist...

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The Falls 1st January 1970

Ariah and Gilbert go to Niagara Falls on their honeymoon. After Gilbert’s sudden death she carries a huge amount of guilt and goes on to conjure up a formidable family saga. Also pertinent is The Love Canal Incident (Love...

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New Jersey Noir 1st January 1970

Under the editorship of Joyce Carol Oates, New Jersey may be the sixth smallest US state, but it packs in the most murderous American city and is considered to be, on a square by square mile basis, the most...

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The Accursed 1st January 1970

An eerie, unforgettable story of power, loss, and family curses in early 20th-century Princeton. Princeton, New Jersey at the turn of the 20th century: soon-to-be commander-in-chief Woodrow Wilson is president of Princeton University. On a neighbouring farm, muck-raking novelist...

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