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Jacob’s Folly

The balance to be found between duty and desire is an inner struggle that all in life will have to face, the choice between self-interest and the needs of those around you have a way of conflicting and it is this moral dilemma that Rebecca Miller concerns herself with in Jacob’s Folly.

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Far Away

n her new novel Fly Away, talented author Kristin Hannah revisits best friends Tully and Kate from her 2008 novel Firefly Lane. The book is set 30 years later and deals with the aftermath of death and the inevitable feelings of depression and grief associated with this.

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Comic appreciation for Banned Books Week

Shining a light on the plight of comics and graphic novels

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Sorting through the books on the Independence Referendum

The Student has decided to compile a list of some of the most influential and well known contributions to the debate’s written platform, representing the views of both the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns.

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Scottish Independence: the literary position

Scottish Independence: the future of the nation’s novelists

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Edinburgh Book Fest Opens its Doors

Nestled in a specially erected tented village in Charlotte Square Gardens, in the very heart of the city, the Edinburgh International Book Festival returns for another year of literary inspiration, entertainment and discussion. An event noted in the calendar of every avid book lover, this year marks its 31st annual occurrence, once again boasting an […]