Orfeo (Richard Powers)

Orfeo Author: Richard Powers Project: Orpheus – power of music / love and trust Year of publication: 2014 Pages: 400 Goodreads: Orfeo     “Combining music with science leads to a witch hunt by the […]

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Possession (A.S. Byatt)

Possession Author: A.S. Byatt Label: Open Option Year of publication: 1990 Pages: 555 Goodreads: Possession     “Two parallel stories, one of artists and one of academic researchers unified by romance. With poetry, letters, diary […]

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How to Be Both (Ali Smith)

How to be Both follows the intertwined stories of George, a young artist navigating grief and identity, and a 15th-century fresco painter. Through their experiences, the novel explores themes of gender, art, and survival. The […]

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The Collector (John Fowles)

The Collector tells the story of Frederick Clegg, an introverted and socially awkward man who becomes infatuated with Miranda Grey, an art student. He kidnaps her and holds her captive in his basement, hoping to […]