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An engaging book that describes the lives of 3 siblings moving towards old age and in doing so manages to capture a complex web of social and family detail ...
Reviewed by Charlotte Rothwell - Wallingford
The story starts with Maria Mundy and her family. They live in poor conditions, barely scraping by with enough money and it becomes worse when Maria loses her ...
Reviewed by Diana Sims - Gosport
J Paul Henderson
Set in America, this is the story of three friends linked by racial equality activism in college who go their separate ways on graduation. But a promise made ...
Reviewed by Elizabeth Dicker - Newton Aycliffe
Andrea Bajani’s book, written originally in Italian and translated by Alistair McEwen, is an easy read, although at times I did plod through ...
Reviewed by Alison B-Hill - Bradford
A Sense of Direction is the travel memoir of Gideon Lewis-Kraus who, feeling disconnected and unsettled after a move from San Francisco to Berlin, sets out on ...
Reviewed by Willow Thomas - Lymington
Joyce Carol Oates
I have always admired the novels of Joyce Carol Oates and this one is no exception. It concerns a young woman, Cressida Mayfield, who disappears after an ...
Reviewed by Sue Glynn - Weymouth
In this very seductive and emotional novel we are taken to a remote island in Orkney where the sixty year old literature professor is on honeymoon with his ...
Reviewed by Graham Newby - Nuneaton
One single mum, JessThomas, has two jobs and two children. She does her best every day but it is hard on your own. The family is chaotic with Jess's daughter ...
Reviewed by Dorothy Flaxman - Bude,Cornwall
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