Apple Tree Yard
Publish date: June 6th 2013
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
Normally I don´t rate or review a book that I did not finish, but this book totally deserves both of it. I absolutely hate this book. It´s just awful. The plot, the narration, the characters - I don´t like a single thing about it. So what happens in the Prologue and the first four chapters which mak...
I only got 15% in, but I hate the first person voice, life is to short to waste it on books I don't enjoy!!
69. APPLE TREE YARD, BY LOUISE DOUGHTYRecommended by Antonio. I read the blurb and it said it was about a geneticist on trial for murder and, for some reason, I assumed it would be a science fiction book revolving around the ethics of genetic experimentation. Pretty soon it became obvious that that ...
I had previously read Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty and loved it, I gave it 5 stars. I admired the author's way with words and was totally absorbed by the book. Apple Tree Yard was also beautifully written, but I was not grabbed by the subject matter. A middle-aged woman who spontaneously deci...
When Yvonne Carmichael, an eminent British geneticist in her fifties, is asked to present evidence to a committee of MPs at the House of Commons, she is surprised to find herself embarking on a casual affair with one of the security staff who work there. Excited and flattered to find herself sexuall...