The paradoxical dichotomy of nepotism

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Hazel Speed

First of all, although most readily know only too well what nepotism is, the Concise English Dictionary defines it as follows, (caveat any recent change in nuance of the definition therein):

Favouritism shown to relatives or close friends by those with power‘.

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SUMMER READING BOOK REVIEW : BELINDA’S RINGS BY CORINNA CHONG

SUMMER READING BOOK REVIEW : BELINDA’S RINGS BY CORINNA CHONG

 

 

 

On my flight to Ottawa for The Writer’s Union of Canada Conference, I took three personal travelling essentials: a notebook, my netbook and a novel to read while airborne. When you are trapped in an enclosed space with strangers for hours and suspended above the clouds, not only do  you need to be entertained but  your imagination must be so fully engaged that the author owns you while you are turning their pages.

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