Reviewer: Felicity Plunkett

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Culture August 01, 2020

The Labyrinth

As a child, Marita, the protagonist of Amanda Lohrey’s novel Camille’s Bread (1995), rewrites the endings to stories. Later, she steps out of the swift stream of her life as a working solo parent to focus on nurturing her daughter. She yearns …

Culture April 18, 2020

Friends and Rivals

“We die containing a richness of lovers and tribes, tastes we have swallowed, bodies we have plunged into and swum up as if rivers of wisdom, characters we have climbed into as if trees, fears we have hidden in as if caves.” The eponymous protagonist …