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What’s Not to Like? – musings upon musings on Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad

When I saw a copy of Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad in one of the last surviving used bookstores I can visit on foot, all I remembered were references to its doubling as short story showcase and … Continue reading

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The Politics of Reincarnation – or why the theme’s so seldom seen in PC lit. fiction

Some years back I met a woman whose face reminded me of a model’s in a well-known painting by Gauguin. And, on hearing I practised astrology, she named a well-known astrologer who’d told her she’d been Gauguin in a former … Continue reading

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