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Julia Macfarlane

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BBC journalist Julia Macfarlane works as a producer and on-screen reporter covering breaking international news.
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The City and the Stars
Arthur C. Clarke - 2001-03-08 (first published in 1956)
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Clarke's masterful evocation of the far future of humanity, considered his finest novel....
Julia Macfarlane
@edcumming The City and the Stars by Arthur C Clarke - amazing amount of imagination in that book      source
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The Woman Destroyed
Simone de Beauvoir - 2013-01-01 (first published in 1967)
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Explore the themes of passion and decay through the experiences of three women facing unexpected crises in this enthralling collection of stories. Written by a legendary writer, The Woman Destroyed offers remarkable insights into the lives of women beyond their first youth. A must-read for anyone seeking intelligent and thought-provoking fiction.
Julia Macfarlane
@northnorth_west Oh it was a beautiful journey, that book. I love her. She reads people’s souls      source
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Shakespeare on Politics
Stephen Greenblatt - 2019-05-14 (first published in 2018)
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Explore the twisted psyche of bad rulers in this insightful book by a renowned Shakespeare scholar. Delve into the lust for power and catastrophic consequences of executing it, as illuminated through memorable plays like Richard III, Macbeth, and Lear. Discover how Shakespeare's fascination with societies in crisis, rampant lies, and demagogues with unquenchable narcissistic appetites still ring true today.
Julia Macfarlane
@PeterRNeumann @tombarfield It's a frigging amazing book that's been in a bunch of bestseller lists maybe she just has good taste in books guys      source