Sorority in literature? Fear it, my dear sister.

I don't have a sister and I never really wanted one. People have told me that older sisters can be bossy and younger ones sometimes behave in a tetchy and clingy way. Of course, these stereotypes are not real and they are perhaps often fuelled by sibling rivalry. What about the older sister who fights …

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Cumberbatch and Hardy: the action to the word, the word to the action, with special observance

Stuart: A Life Backwards: a review We've all had the discussion: is the film better than the book? Is the book more meaningful than the film?  In the case of Alexander Masters's book, 'Stuart: A Life Backwards,' the answer is, absolutely, that both are equally impressive. Alexander Masters's book is an account of his unlikely …

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