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Akin

Stories about the mysteries of childhood have often been at the heart of Emma Donoghue’s fiction, and so it is with Akin.

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Review of ‘Akin’

Stories about the mysteries of childhood have often been at the heart of Emma Donoghue’s fiction, from the boy who spent his first five years imprisoned in Room to the 11-year-old girl who refused all food in The Wonder. The two characters at the heart of Akin grapple with the effects of difficult upbringings, and inner…

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