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J. Goddard

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (19 of 23)
Location: UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 391,249 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 23
Rockport Mens Suede Mocassin Slippers Rockport
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
These slippers are described as being made of suede leather, they are not. Is this fraudulent, possibly. They are in fact made entirely from poor quality, man-made materials, shoddily assembled in China. Rockport is a brand that likes to promote itself with a 'quality' image, these slippers seriously detract from that self-perception. It seems the company has decided that it's OK to assume their customers are idiots; well we're not, Rockport.
Psyche's Weathers by Cynthia Atkins
Psyche's Weathers by Cynthia Atkins
I've just finished reading Cynthia Atkins' poetry collection `Psyche's Weathers.' The book is dived into four parts, each roughly equating to a season, and most, if not all of the poems manage to include at least a mention of a weather even
t. Through clever direct and indirect reference to meteorological events and an often dense style of writing Atkins' cycle of beautifully written poems spans the year and draws allusions to the panoply of human emotions and experience--life, death, love, sex, persecution, bewilderment, alienation. . . and more! This is not a book of light verse or a book about the weather, but a seriously intentioned collection of poetic responses to the human… Read more
Reading Literature Today: Two Complementary Essays&hellip by Tabish Khair
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I found this slim book to be both intriguing and thought provoking. Literary theory can often be overblown and impenetrable, but the individual essays by Doubinsky and Khair included here are accessible and inclusive and the transcript of a discussion between the two authors nicely brings their perspectives together. Reading the book was like listening to two well-read friends expounding on a subject that obviously means a lot to both of them. Reading Literature Today, despite its slightly scholarly title, is a fascinating book that anyone who loves good fiction of any kind would benefit from reading.