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Book Review: So, You’re An Orphan Now

Do you know many orphans?

The one that comes to mind for me is the fictional Harry Potter, losing both his parents when he was a baby, both of them mercilessly killed by the evil Voldemort.

The line that comes to mind is the one uttered by Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest:

Lady Bracknell: To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose both looks like carelessness.

It seems strange to think that there are [...]