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Patrick Radden Keefe: Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

According to one scholar, the “ideal victim” in the Troubles was someone who was not a combatant, but a passive civilian. To many, Jean McConville was the perfect victim: a widow, a mother of ten. To others, she was not a victim at all, but a combatant by proxy, who courted her own fate. Of […]

Kirjaluotsi Keefe Patrick Radden, Tietokirjallisuus, William Collins, Yhdysvallat 14/06/2022 0 kommenttia 6 min lukuaika Lue lisää
Paula Byrne: The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym | Naistenviikkohaaste 2021

Pym found Oxford ‘intoxicating’. In no small part this was because she suddenly found herself the centre of male attention and, like many girls from single-sex schools, she was ready to enjoy being in the company of young men. As with her heroine, Miss Bates, in her third published novel Jane and Prudence, the male […]

Kirjaluotsi Byrne Paula, Elämäkerta, Iso-Britannia, William Collins 18/07/2021 2 kommenttia 9 min lukuaika Lue lisää
J. D. Vance: Hillbilly Elegy

Nearly every person you will read about is deeply flawed. Some have tried to murder other people, and a few were successful. Some have abused their children, physically or emotionally. Many abused (and still abuse) drugs. But I love these people, even those to whom I avoid speaking for my own sanity. And if I […]

Kirjaluotsi Elämäkerta, Vance J. D., William Collins, Yhdysvallat 12/02/2019 2 kommenttia 6 min lukuaika Lue lisää

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