Mazo de la Roche’s Young Renny (1935; 1971)

2020-06-01T07:48:02-05:00

When I began to read this series, I worried - needlessly - about keeping the characters straight: actually, the main character is Jalna itself. "Everything about the house had been put in perfect order. Workmen had been there to mend the roof, tighten the supports of the shutters, and give

Mazo de la Roche’s Young Renny (1935; 1971)2020-06-01T07:48:02-05:00

A Voice of One’s Own: Jon Chan Simpson and Marion Milner

2015-09-16T11:00:34-05:00

Jon Chan Simpson invites readers into a world of "abductions, gunshots, commando dads, street-poet moms", a world populated by gangs and kidnapping conspiracies. "‘This thing - chinksta.’ She stumbled over the word, at first but pulled herself through it. ‘You’re worried this is all you got,’ she said. 'This is

A Voice of One’s Own: Jon Chan Simpson and Marion Milner2015-09-16T11:00:34-05:00
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