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Carole Boyd
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BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
‘Come and see me again before you decide anything,’ the Rector had said; but he had at least been helpful in one direction. He had answered Brat’s main question. If it was a choice between love and justice, the choice had to be justice. Brat Farrar (written in 1949) was not a perfect read. I have h...
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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 3 years ago
Both Brat Farrar and The Franchise Affair were on my 2017 Halloween Bingo long list, but so were many other books ... oh well. Both of these are stand-out books, in that (1) they're not, or not substantively, part of Josephine Tey's Inspector Grant series (in Franchise Affair Grant appears, but onl...
Muccamukk rated it 6 years ago
A couple of hours of light entertainment. I hadn't read this one before, and definitely enjoyed it as an audiobook. This production had different voices for the different letter writers, which made it feel more like a dramatisation, even though it just stuck to the text. All of the actors were very...
Kim Reads and Bakes
Kim Reads and Bakes rated it 8 years ago
I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this excellent audiobook version of Jane Austen's epistolary novel narrated by Harriet Walter, Kim Hicks and Carole Boyd. It's so short that I was able to complete it by listening to it at the gym and then on my way to work and home again in the course of a single d...
Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it 11 years ago
Reading this book gave rise to mixed feelings of fascination and wearisomeness. The Northern Clemency is part history, part sociology and totally compelling—but too long--read. The story is sprawling, detailed and ambitious in scope and design. Hensher’s superbly nuanced and detailed writing makes t...
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