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“I was more alive than I could bear”: A Review of Hood by Emma Donoghue

Although Emma Donoghue admits that her novel Hood didn’t sell well on first publication, possibly because it’s “about lesbians and death, two turn-offs for the average reader,” I couldn’t help but love this book (although I suppose I am far … Continue reading

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“Landing, landing: an ecstatic quiver at touchdown”: A Review of Emma Donoghue’s Novel Landing

I started reading London, ON-based Irish author Emma Donoghue’s 2007 novel Landing at about eleven o’clock at night thinking I would read a chapter or two and then drop off to sleep.  At two o’clock in the morning, eyes barely … Continue reading

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