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Keep calm and read on... in isolation: Seven books for solitude

Keep calm and read on... in isolation: Seven books for solitude

15.2.2020

Keep calm and read on... in isolation: Seven books for solitude

SINGAPORE - 'Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room,' wrote the poet William Wordsworth, 'And hermits are contented with their cells.' Should what Wordsworth calls 'the weight of too much liberty' - or rather, concerns about catching the coronavirus - drive you to seek solace in solitude, here are seven books about fictional lives in isolation to keep you company.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

SINGAPORE -"Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room," wrote the poet William Wordsworth,"And hermits are contented with their cells." Should what Wordsworth calls"the weight of too much liberty" - or rather, concerns about catching the coronavirus - drive you to seek solace in solitude, here are seven books about fictional lives in isolation to keep you company. By Shirley Jackson Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM. Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work Subscribe Now Read more: The Straits Times

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