Birth date: November 11, 1956
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Epic, brilliantly written. Wonderful despite (because of?) some nasty people/events. Cleverly pulls your sympathies between different characters at different times, creating a strange tension.
Disparate, intriguing characters, with some history of each, culminating in their lives being gradually drawn together, even though (or because?) all are somewhat marginalised socially - albeit in very different ways. Knowing something of the denouement makes the plot rather contrived. The writing s...
Two brothers run a potato empire. The geeky one is involved in a GM trial that went wrong and is turning himself in psychological knots re his guilt (or otherwise) about that and all sort of other things. The main "shock" is quite predictable, but the other, not at all. A quick read, but a very good...
Plausibly written as a teenage girl growing up in remote Cornish farm. Slowly unfolding tales of displacement/detachment/oddness and growing up etc.