Author Archives: jattavuorinen

About jattavuorinen

Second year English literature student from Norwich, UK.

Week 52: The End Of Everything

not kidding No, the title is not a metaphor, is an actual title of a book I found in the library yesterday. It seemed to fit the bill, the cover was warm and inviting, and it seemed reasonably short (no … Continue reading

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Week 51: Matched

contracted love Finding love is always on people’s minds, at least that what it seems like. Whether it is love for tonight, for the next few years orĀ  lifetime, the search for the person we are meant to be with … Continue reading

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Week 50: The Hours

is it stealing? So actually for this week I wanted to get another book completely. I searched my university library, searched through the maze of numbers and letters and found the exact spot where the book should have been. Except … Continue reading

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Week 49: Perfume

creativity The unequivocal fact is that Grenouille has talent. In the book, it is described as something innate, something built into him. His sense of smell is his defining feature and his life is devoted to cultivating that talent. Creating … Continue reading

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Week 48: The Curious Incident Of The Dog At Night-Time

don’t tell, show Having attended classes and work shops in creative writing and after reading extensively on the subject, there are certain points that keep appearing. One of the most applicable in the case of this week’s novel is descriptive … Continue reading

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Week 47: The Diary Of Anne Frank

why do we write? “It’s an odd idea for someone like me to keep a diary; not only because I have never done so before, but because it seems to me that neither I – nor for that matter anyone … Continue reading

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Week 46: The Trial

reading Kafka If we put K.’s trial on one side for now, my personal trial was reading Kafka in the middle of the night with my head exploding with thoughts, ideas and images that have nothing to do with the … Continue reading

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