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Turn of the Screw. Jamie Fraser. David Foster Wallace. Shakespeare. Well-constructed sentences. Leonard Cohen. Captain Wentworth. Neruda. Hemingway. Chapter 21 of Jane Eyre. Clive Staples. Tolkien. Melina Marchetta. Big, fat Russian novels. New words. And honey in my tea.

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Amelia Anne Is Dead and Gone

Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone - Kat Rosenfield 3.5 stars. Lush, intriguing and gorgeously written. The central relationship felt real, the small town was depicted perfectly. Sometimes the prose itself was a problem - too much, too thick. And I wasn't shocked or surprised by the ending - for either Amelia or Becca. And in a book like this, I needed that moment.