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Helen Dunmore
Birth date: December 01, 1957
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 2 years ago
I'm planning out my 2020 reading challenge(s), and I decided I'm going to read all of Tracy Chevalier's books (the ones I haven't already read). To try and give myself a jump start, I thought I'd give these short stories a read. I started with Tracy Chevalier's and it wasn't bad (not great either, b...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it 5 years ago
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...
BrokenTune rated it 6 years ago
DNF @ 23% I'm just not feeling this one. The story seems pretty flat and although the topic of the devastating effects of the WW1 experience is described well, neither the story nor the characters or the storytelling is engaging me enough to want to spend more time with this book.
DubaiReader rated it 6 years ago
LHelen Dunmore is one of the authors due to be visiting our Literature Festival in March and I was lucky enough to receive a pre-publication of her latest novel from NetGalley.It wasn't a page turner that stopped me sleeping at night, rather it was a beautifully written novel that had me turning the...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free”—so says the Gospel of John. But after reading Helen Dunmore’s The Lie, I have to wonder if telling the truth just means the liar exchanges the weight of guilt for the weight of punishment. This is certainly the case for Dan Branwell, a...
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