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“The Stranger’s Child” by Alan Hollinghurst (2011) – book review

I remember the day I began reading this book. A bookcase at home unsurprisingly collapsed, Tower of Babel-like, under the weight of so many tomes, and as its replacement was lovingly installed, I came across this novel and decided to … Continue reading

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Baileys’ Women’s Prize for Fiction 2015 – winner

Just let out a yelp of joy that was so heartfelt – and loud – that the cat has promptly skedaddled out of the room in horror.  Thrilled to bits to confirm that the winner for the Bailey’s prize for this … Continue reading

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Baileys’ Women’s Prize for Fiction 2015 – shortlist

The Shortlist 2015 has been announced!! The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction – the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman – is delighted to announce the 2015 shortlist. This year’s six shortlisted books’ selection includes … Continue reading

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‘Readers’ Ten Best Books of 2014′ – book list from The Guardian

These are the new books that The Guardian readers voted their favourites of 2014 : “The Paying Guests” by Sarah Waters – read, 10/10 “Do No Harm – Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery” by Henry Marsh – read, 10/10 … Continue reading

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“The Paying Guests” by Sarah Waters (2014) – book review

I don’t think the day will ever come when I will see the name ‘Sarah Waters’ on a jacket cover and not want to own the book. I haven’t loved everything I’ve read of hers with the same passion, but … Continue reading

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