REVIEW: Bitter Eden by Tatamkhulu Afrika

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Bitter Eden is different to most books set during WWI or WWII that I have read. Of those books, the majority were set in Europe, mostly France and often from the perspective of a young British soldier. While these stories were poignant and offered an insight into parts of history the textbooks don’t feature, Bitter Eden felt like a new side to the story. Explicitly describing the experiences in a prisoner of war camp, Afrika’s novel explores the effects long-term imprisonment has on a person. Social dynamics and close relationships develop under this unique set of circumstances. Continue reading “REVIEW: Bitter Eden by Tatamkhulu Afrika”

WWW WEDNESDAY- 4th October 2017

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WWW is hosted by Taking on a World of Words. Each Wednesday book enthusiasts share their reads by answering three questions:

The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?

What do you think you’ll read next?

I’ve been making some pretty good process this week, making my way through the books I was given before I start my internship. It’s definitely given me the chance to branch out and read books that I wouldn’t necessarily have picked up myself, but I’ve actually enjoyed! Continue reading “WWW WEDNESDAY- 4th October 2017”