A Perfectly Good Man by Patrick Gale

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Set in West Cornwall, the latest book by Patrick Gale starts with a very current dilemma – whether it is right to stay with someone as they take their own life, and do nothing to […]

The 3 R’s Do it Yourself by B L Collinge

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Something very different for me – a book originally intended for parents of young children, trainee teachers and nursery staff. During her long career, Beryl Collinge used this system to teach a range of pupils […]

From Paupers to iPads by Tony Berry

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As reported on the front page of the West Briton (5 January 2012), Tony Berry was prompted to leave his home in Australia to discover the lives of his ancestors in Wales, Yorkshire, Sussex and […]

Room by Emma Donoghue

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Five year old Jack lives with his Mother in a locked room, unaware there is a world outside. On his birthday he learns that much of what he has seen on TV is real – […]

Brave Irene by William Steig

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The [short] story of Irene Bobbin, whose Mother has made the “most beautiful dress in the world”. Her Mother is ill so it’s up to Irene to deliver the dress to the Duchess in time […]

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