Tag: Linda Grant

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  • A cloistered world  brought to life

    A cloistered world brought to life

    Appropriately, Grant’s take on sanatorium life is a far cry from Mann’s The Magic Mountain or its romanticised ilk, and this makes for refreshingly original reading. Her characters are bored, hacking their lungs up, undergoing painful and debilitating procedures, and scared of dying.

    November 20, 2016