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Sarah Biggerstaff

Sarah Biggerstaff is a literary enthusiast, from Canberra, with a Masters degree in English Literature from the University of York in the United Kingdom. She is currently in her first year of an English PhD, the focus of which is British women’s fiction from the inter-war period, with a particular interest in feminist readings of these novels. Sarah hopes to one day write books, as well as review them, and in the meantime, is happy sharing her passion for books with others.

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Travel, and Self-Reclamation in Sheridan Jobbins ‘Wish You Were Here’

Sheridan Jobbins’ debut book, Wish You Were Here, is a travel-memoir, that contains elements...

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Undressing the Model Lifestyle with Cassie Lane

“Like most memoirs, How to Dress a Dummy is a narrative of an individual’s path to...

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Read it Before You See it: My Cousin Rachel

Roger Michell’s visually gorgeous adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s 1951 novel, My Cousin Rachel,...

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Five Classic Reads for Winter  

With its shortened days, and icy winds, winter is pretty much the ideal time...

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Mapping Family Ties in Tracy Farr’s The Hope Fault.

Tracy Farr’s second novel, The Hope Fault, traces the intricacies of emotional interiority and...

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Dismantling gender myths in Cordelia Fine’s latest book, Testosterone Rex

As a woman, and, moreover, a feminist one, it has always been one of...

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Probing Modes of Stability and Identity in The Permanent Resident

How do you reconcile who you are with who you want to be? How...

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Celebrating 200 Years of Jane Austen

It is a truth universally acknowledged… that the writings of Jane Austen have left...

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