Book Reviews

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Getting Rid of Matthew by Jane Fallon

A lighthearted and funny read. The book centres around the main character, Helen who is the mistress of her boss Matthew and has been for the last 4 years. One Christmas Helen decides that he may not be the man … Continue reading


Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

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On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. Sadly, she dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, … Continue reading


Momo by Michael Ende

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This magical fantasy novel by Michael Ende (also known as The Grey Gentlemen or The Men in Grey), is set in a place beyond time, whilst remaining very much in the here and now. The men in grey enter a … Continue reading


The Small Hand by Susan Hill

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In this short book written by Susan Hill of ‘Woman in Black’ fame we are told the story of Adam Snow, an antiquarian book dealer, who happens upon an old house and that’s when strange ghostly events begin to happen. … Continue reading


The People of Paper

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This beautiful almost dreamlike experimental book by Salvador Plascencia has incredible characters, writing and concepts. Some themes include origami surgeons, lost felines and an allegory to lost art. Like in life sometimes it is so unreal and surreal it becomes … Continue reading