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Mary Corrigall Reviews The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

The Shining GirlsVerdict: stick

Lauren Beukes is ever the golden girl in her gold dress with cameras trained on her as she poses on the balcony at Zietzies in Brixton. Despite all the success she seems grounded, perhaps to a fault; she’s overly interested in accommodating me – “where do you want to sit? Are you comfortable here?” A former journalist, she probably over-identifies with her interviewers. It’s an endearing quality.

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