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The Sound and the Fury
William Faulkner
The Last Man
Anne McWhir
In Search of Walid Masoud (Middle East Literature in Translation)
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The Scar  - China Miéville I was gripped by Perdido Street Station right to the end, when it managed to suck like a Hoover. Miéville is an interesting enough world-builder that he gets another chance, but my God, what a doorstop. At least it's in one volume.Bellis Coldwine is a fascinating character but I'm - ah, I don't know quite what - this insistence on her complete lack of agency unsettles me. Miéville is a bit creepy writing women characters. It's like he creates a bunch of intriguing characters and then paints all the women with a little extra abjection.