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Surfacing Margaret Atwood Review

Surfacing Margaret Atwood Review

An unnamed narrator, her new lover Joe, and a married couple, David and Anna, travel into the Canadian wilderness in search of the narrator’s missing father. They come across his abandoned home and settle down as the narrator moves through nostalgic memories of childhood and unspecific memories of her recently failed marriage. As they move …

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Aguirre the Wrath of God analysis

Aguirre the Wrath of God Analysis and Review

In the 1560s, a group of conquistadores trek further into the Amazon. In a moment of disloyalty to their homeland, brought on by the madness they are suffering through their pointless trek, they elect Don de Guzman as the new king of this land. While traveling down the river on their make-shift raft, he sits …

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The Fifth Head of Cerberus

The Fifth Head of Cerberus Explanation and Review

The Fifth Head of Cerberus is Gene Wolfe’s second published work following Operation Ares. Previous to reading this, I have read the five books of his Book of the New Sun series twice and then Peace. It has been a while since these reads, but I was excited to get back into Gene Wolfe. The …

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