Henry James | Reviews

Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

My Life in Middlemarch

My Life in Middlemarch Rebecca Mead pretends to be writing a riff on her own life as it echoes various Middlemarch themes, but in truth

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Her Fearful Symmetry

Audrey Niffenegger possesses an astonishing imagination. Often weird, often egocentric, often wildly fanciful, her mind pivots, swivels, dives, soars from one tangent to another. The

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Thirteenth Tale

Imagine Daphne du Maurier, sipping absinthe and smoking pot, while rereading Jane Eyre and rewriting The Turn of the Screw! That is precisely my impression

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Stranger’s Child

I don’t think I’ve ever read such an intricately patterned novel about generations of gay men. The Stranger’s Child moves from the beginning of the

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Rules of Civility

Rules of Civility As I read books for “Bookin’ with Sunny,” I realize that I’m always trying to put new publications in the context of

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