The Bone People by Keri Hulme

I really enjoyed this unusual book, a Booker Prize winner back in 1984, which was recommended to me for my reading list this year. It tells the story of Kere, a woman who lives in a tower and has distanced herself from other people, especially her family. But she finds herself drawn out of herself, …

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At Risk by Alice Hoffman

Back in the 80's, when this novel was written, AIDS was a huge hot topic. It was a new disease, with a great deal of misunderstanding around it, a lot of fear and urban myths. One of the greatest being that it was a disease that only happened to gay men. But people also had …

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