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Memory journeys

The most famous memory journey is the one recorded by Proust “In search of lost times” when the narrator dips a madeleine into tea. The taste of the liquid and crumbs from the cake set off a memory journey that anchors his consciousness in the past.   Sean Sheehan   […]

With Japan behind them
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With Japan behind them

Audrey left Japan at four years of age. She left school in Canada when she was nine. In her book “A Tale of Two Japans, 10 Years to Pearl Harbor”, she reveals little-known details about the experiences of an English family in Japan before and after the second world war. […]

A shot in the heart
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A shot in the heart

“A state of freedom” is the third novel by Neel Mukherjee and it takes the form of five mini-stories that seem to be unrelated but are actually umbilically bound together.   Sean Sheehan In the course of reading them, some interconnections do emerge at the level of plot but what […]