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  • Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

    Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

    Madeline Miller’s Circe is a book that I enjoyed so much that I wrote my honours thesis on it. It is a feminist retelling of the character Circe from Greek mythology, which is a topic that Miller is very acquainted with. If you’re not familiar, Circe appears in the Odyssey as another trial for Odysseus […]

  • Book Review: Gideon the Ninth

    Book Review: Gideon the Ninth

    You’ve never read a book like this before, I can guarantee. Described as a science-fantasy, Gideon the Ninth transcends genre in its whirlwind narrative and utterly enthralling setting.  Synopsis: “The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead bullshit. Brought up […]