A Modern Dystopia: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

"My name is Kathy H." Sometimes, great literature can start as simple as that. Never Let Me Go is the sixth novel of Kazuo Ishiguro, who's not only been awarded the Booker Prize but also won the Nobel Prize in Literature. As is customary with Ishiguro, the language of the narrator is simple, almost innocent, … Continue reading A Modern Dystopia: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Between Fact and Fiction: Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

One of the best things about books is that they can transport us to another world. We get to travel back in time, solve mysteries, or go on an adventure. We immerse into a story and when we close the book, we either wish we could live in the world we've just experienced or, otherwise, … Continue reading Between Fact and Fiction: Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

What we can learn from Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood

I guess all of you follow what’s been going on in the world right now. We’re facing a crisis caused by a virus that has rushed over the world in an unprecedented speed. Most of public life has come to a halt, schools and unis are closed, hospitals are overloaded, the economy is crashing. As … Continue reading What we can learn from Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood