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The Great Gatsby

Prompted by the release of its umpteenth cinematic adaptation, I have just reread The Great Gatsby for the umpteenth time. I was particularly struck this time around by the degree to which the novel’s ultimate emotional payoff seems so much greater than what would appear to … Continue reading

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The Temptations of Fast Food

I think the best moment for me would be right before removing the sandwich from its waxed paper wrapping. I’ll be sitting at the table, carefully arranging the fries and the drink on the tray on either side of the colourfully … Continue reading

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