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The Greatcoat - Helen Dunmore
The Greatcoat
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780099564935 (0099564939)
Publisher: Hammer
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
3.0 The Greatcoat by Helen Dunmore
A terrifyingly atmospheric ghost story by the Orange-prize-winning Helen Dunmore. In the summer of 1954, newly wed Isabel Carey arrives in a Yorkshire town with her husband Philip. As a GP he spends much of his time working, while Isabel tries hard to adjust to the realities of married life. Life is...
Constantly Moving the Bookmark
Constantly Moving the Bookmark rated it
3.0 The Greatcoat
It’s just after WWII; rations are still in place, food and fuel shortages are still the norm, decent housing is hard to come by, blackout curtains still hang in some windows, the bombings are still a fresh memory and some don’t realize it’s all over. Newlyweds Isabel and Philip Carey have moved in ...
Randi's Blog
Randi's Blog rated it
2.5 stars. I've been wanting to read this forever and was sorely disappointed. The writing was lovely, but I felt let down by the story. It's a quick read at just under 200 pages, though.
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
1.0
I simply COULD NOT get into this book. I found the writing to be dry...like Susan Hill The Woman in Blackdry. It simply could not maintain my interest because the writing was SO flat. What should have been an excellent ghost story...wasn't!
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
4.0
The year is 1954 and although the war has been over for 9 years Britain is still a bleak place with the remnants of abandoned military bases dotted in the landscape, rationing determining what people can get their hands on and daily comforts being few and far between.Isabel Carey has recently marrie...
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