“In love we find out who we want to be, in war we find out who we are” Occupied France How true indeed. The Nightingale
“The victims of Jack The Ripper were never ‘just prostitutes’; they were daughters, wives, mothers, sisters and lovers. They were women. They were human beings’
I can summarise this book in one sentence: To live a happy life Manson advise is to do not give a f**k about ‘silly’ things
This is a truly wonderful novel. Not surprisingly, Bernardine Evaristo was the winner of the Booker Prize 2019 and shortlisted for Women’s Prize for Fiction
“Great Achilles. Brilliant Achilles, shining Achilles, godlike Achilles…How the epithets pile up. We never called him any of those things; we called him ‘the butcher’”.
“Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse