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Claire's story time

Books have always been part of my life; my parents are huge book lovers and they gave me and my brother this passion for books even though we all like different genres: my parents love historical stories, my brother enjoys reading thriller and horror and I find my pleasure in ya, strange universes and non-human characters. I could probably read for hours and hours and lose myself in the story and then look at the clock and realize I've missed 2 meals and it's 3am. Don't judge. You're probably secretly thinking that it has already happened to you, too. Admit it. English is not my mothertongue (it's French, if you're wondering) but I prefer reading books in English (well, in the original language), because when a book is translated, it doesn't convey the same message and the voice of the author is lost (in my opinion).

Currently reading

Le Horla
Guy de Maupassant
Contes pour les enfants et la maison
Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Natacha Rimasson-Fertin
""The first lash ripped a hole in my head and I screamed for my son, who fell as silent as the grass and trees. My two remaining daughters cried with their children and grandchildren and begged Mr Sanders for leniency. They begged and cried. The night was torn to ribbons by their grief.""
The Longest Memory - 'Fred D'Aguiar'

The Longest Memory by Fred D'Aguiar, Chapter 1: Whitechapel