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#4 ‘Mirror Mirror’ by Gregory Maguire

‘They might have used their mirror as an escape hatch, to ask it the single correct question, the only question a mirror ever cares about: not who did I used to be, nor who am I now, but who am … Continue reading

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#3 ‘Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl’ by Harriet Ann Jacobs

‘Could you have seen that mother clinging to her child, when they fastened the irons upon his wrists; could you have heard her heart-rending groans, and seen her blood shot eyes wander wildly from face to face, vainly pleading for … Continue reading

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#2 ‘The Liar’ by Stephen Fry

“‘My first meeting with you only confirmed what I first suspected. You are a fraud, a charlatan and a shyster. My favourite kind of person, in fact.” “What makes you so sure?” “(…) In short, you do not think. You … Continue reading

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#1 ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ by Neil Gaiman

‘Mirrors are wonderful things. They appear to tell the truth, to reflect life back out at us; but set a mirror correctly and it will lie so convincingly you’ll believe that something has vanished into thin air, that a box filled with doves … Continue reading

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