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Annette Nugent

Annette Nugent

Glasnevin via Tipperary

Where in Dublin do you live?
Where are you from?

What are you reading right now?

The Last Ones Alive by Sarah Davis-Goff

Tell us a bit about it:

A zombie fantasy: but set in Ireland! Am only about 3 chapters in so no assessments yet.

What is your favourite book of all time?

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Tell us a bit about it:

I get something different from it each time I re-read it...

What book do you remember most from your childhood?

Mallory Towers by Enid Blyton

What is your favourite book by an International writer

All of them by Haruki Murakami

Tell us a bit about it:

I like how Murakami seems to magnify how quirky Japanese culture can seem to European eyes.

Was there a book that really changed your mind about something?

Women and Power by Mary Beard

Tell us a bit about it:

A small but perfectly formed book looking at how women's voices are/are not heard in public discourse.


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