Rhiannon Thomas

Writing about fiction from a feminist perspective

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Fantasy Novels

The Last Unicorn

The Last Unicorn is one of my favorite novels of all time. It’s a narrative about narrative, a fairy tale about fairy tales, and it begins in the simplest way: The unicorn lived in a lilac wood, and she lived all alone… The unicorn has no cares or fears, until one day she  ...

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Fantasy Novels

An Ode to Malta Vestrit

As I wrote about a few weeks ago, I recently became obsessed with Robin Hobb’s Liveship Traders series. I highly, highly recommend it as one of the best series I’ve ever read. And one of the (many) reasons I adored it was an initially rather awful character called Malta Vestrit.  ...

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