Tag Archives: Characters

Embarrassment

At the moment I’m reading The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie, but I stopped, because I was so embarrassed at a main character’s actions. Do you know this phenomenon? You read a novel about a character you generally like and … Continue reading

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The Need for Recognition

This past week, I read The Mane Squeeze by Shelly Laurenston. About halfway through the book I realised the heroine’s best friend was black and though she had previously struck me as slightly annoying, I finished the book eagerly anticipating … Continue reading

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The Little Things You Do Together

”It’s the little things you do together … that make perfect relationships/ The hobbies you pursue together, savings you accrue together, looks you misconstrue together/ That make marriage a joy.” The above lines from Stephen Sondheim’s musical Company popped into … Continue reading

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