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
Book blurb: Yvonne Carmichael has a high-flying career, a beautiful home and a good marriage. But when she meets a stranger she is drawn into a passionate affair. Keeping the two halves of her life separate seems easy at first. But she can't control what happens next... What I thought: This book n...
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...