Book Review – December 2015 – Sallie Eden

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Heroes of the Coffee Rota by Dave Walker – Published by Canterbury Press, June 2015   Described as a book for “everyone who keeps the church going. Those who lead, arrange, preach, attend, teach, clean, collate […]

Book Review – November 2015 – Sallie Eden

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Carmen Zita og døden (the drowned boy) by Karin Fossum – Published in English by Penguin 2015 The latest in the series of Chief Inspector Sejer crime novels by Norwegian writer, Karin Fossum, this is rather […]

Book Review – November 2015 – Sallie Eden

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Boys Don’t Knit (In Public) by T S Easton – Published by Hot Key Books in 2014 Ben Fletcher is the teenage son of embarrassing parents. He’s also an accidental and, frankly, hopeless criminal. This book […]

Book Review – October 2015 – Sallie Eden

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A Year of Thoughts & Pictures by Mark David Hatwood – The Harbour Gallery, Portscatho, 2015 Many readers will already know Mark’s gallery, his music, the film Marcello Marcello, for which he wrote the original screenplay, his […]

Book Review – October 2015 – Sallie Eden

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman – Published by Sceptre in 2014 Everyone Ove encounters is an idiot. No wonder he’s developed grumpiness into an art form. Rules are made to be followed. The problem […]

Book Review – September 2015 – Sallie Eden

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The Doctor’s daughter by Vanessa Matthews Published by Completely Novel June 2015 After several weeks of picking up little but disappointing, dispiriting or downright dreadful books, it was a relief to read The Doctor’s daughter which, […]

Book Review – August 2015 – Sallie Eden

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Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee – Published by William Heinemann, 14 July 2015 55 years after the publication of the Pulitzer prizewinning ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, the sequel ‘Go Set A Watchman’ tells the […]

Book Review – August 2015 – Sallie Eden

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Quicksand by Steve Toltz – Published by Sceptre, May 2015 Described as “a daring, brilliant work by one of our most original and fearless novelists”, Quicksand is written by the author of the Man Booker shortlisted […]

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