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The Children Act - Ian McEwan
The Children Act
4.00 30
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385539708 (0385539703)
ASIN: 385539703
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.5 Surprised me
I was not expecting to find such a flawed, three-dimensional cast and a sad grim tone in a short, children's book. I don't know why, really, since I've come across both of those separately often enough in them (Dark Materials, Little Princess) paired with the big questions too. Specially given the f...
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Jamieson is known for her stories of fiesty women and the men who charm them. What makes Big Stick stand out is that Jodie and Nick give readers a look at both sides of the coin. He's the man that has it all. She's a woman struggling to make a better life for herself and her child. Jodie is ever the...
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
1.0 The Conjurer compared, and fails - but fills the Amateur Sleuth square
In truth, I skimmed a great deal of the last 20%. The story itself ended at 89%, with the rest being historical notes and a preview of the next Martha Beale "mystery." I don't watch soap operas and I know next to nothing about Philadelphia social history, so whether or not Cordelia Frances Biddle...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 Bittersweet is such an odd word for this, yet...
I'd never read this collection before, and I'm happy to say I liked this one about as much as Adventures (which is to say, among favourite Holmes'). There is this sense of deep friendship that permeates it and also growth. Holmes has changed as time passed, taking more care of what he divulges onc...
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Brooke may seem like an easygoing sweetheart, but she's no pushover. She knows how to get what she wants. When the business she loves is threatened is when the gloves come off and the battle begins. Brody is the enemy. He wants to take away the one thing that makes her happy and brings joy to the pe...
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