Foe, by J.M. Coetzee: decolonizing the classics

This week's topic for Our Daughter's Daughter's Society, on Instagram, (check this link if you want to see the posts and contact @sarahs89reads and @paperbacking if you want to join) was modern retellings of older tales and as Sarah chose to write about Wide Sargasso Sea, I decided to write my review, at long last, on Foe by … Continue reading Foe, by J.M. Coetzee: decolonizing the classics

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Homegoing, by Gyaa Gyasi: Making a home for lost voices

"This is the problem of history. We cannot know that which we were not there to see and hear and experience for ourselves. We must rely upon the words of others." These are the words of one of the many characters in Homegoing, and they sound like an invitation, if not an instruction on how … Continue reading Homegoing, by Gyaa Gyasi: Making a home for lost voices