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Seven Empty Houses review: Dread sneaks like a cursed gift through its pages
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Seven Empty Houses review: Dread sneaks like a cursed gift through its pages

The Book Of The Most Precious Substance review: Glorious supernatural weirdness abounds
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The Book Of The Most Precious Substance review: Glorious supernatural weirdness abounds

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell review: ‘Deliciously good’
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The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell review: ‘Deliciously good’

Bliss Montage by Ling Ma review: ‘Dreamlike and unsettling’
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Bliss Montage by Ling Ma review: ‘Dreamlike and unsettling’

A Prayer For the Crown-Shy review: ‘Hopepunk’ novel imagines a positive future for humanity
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A Prayer For the Crown-Shy review: ‘Hopepunk’ novel imagines a positive future for humanity

Acting Class by Nick Drnaso review: Misfit drama students and one increasingly erratic teacher
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Acting Class by Nick Drnaso review: Misfit drama students and one increasingly erratic teacher

Top 5 books if you’re into Gothic tales, chosen by Lauren Owen
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Top 5 books if you’re into Gothic tales, chosen by Lauren Owen

An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life review: Exploring loneliness when we’re more connected than ever
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An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life review: Exploring loneliness when we’re more connected than ever

Top 5 sci-fi romances, chosen by Omara Williams
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Top 5 sci-fi romances, chosen by Omara Williams

Tasting Sunlight by Ewald Arenz review: Two damaged souls healed by a beautiful bond
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Tasting Sunlight by Ewald Arenz review: Two damaged souls healed by a beautiful bond

Otessa Moshfegh’s Lapvona review: Comic, compelling and pulsing with perversity
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Otessa Moshfegh’s Lapvona review: Comic, compelling and pulsing with perversity

Sayaka Murata’s Life Ceremony: A fairly mixed bag of strange and grotesque tales
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Sayaka Murata’s Life Ceremony: A fairly mixed bag of strange and grotesque tales

The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe: A clarion call for disenfranchised people
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The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe: A clarion call for disenfranchised people

Top 5 books about wizards and witchcraft, chosen by Malcolm Gaskill
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Top 5 books about wizards and witchcraft, chosen by Malcolm Gaskill

You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty review: An easy read which fails to strike home
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You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty review: An easy read which fails to strike home

Book reviews: Three Assassins and Devil House
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Book reviews: Three Assassins and Devil House

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Lessons by Ian McEwan review: Few can turn a phrase so exquisitely
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Lessons by Ian McEwan review: Few can turn a phrase so exquisitely

Sojourn by Amit Chaudhuri review: Brief encounters with the eclectic life of a city
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Sojourn by Amit Chaudhuri review: Brief encounters with the eclectic life of a city

All This Could Be Different review: The trials and tribulations of being 20
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All This Could Be Different review: The trials and tribulations of being 20

The Visitors by Jessi Jezewska Stevens review: The apocalypse is coming for us all, baby
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The Visitors by Jessi Jezewska Stevens review: The apocalypse is coming for us all, baby