I would say to read this book. It may make you despair, but it may also make you think sensibly about your own future or the future of those you love.
This is one of the most innovative and imaginative novels I have read in a very long time. Abandon yourself to the magic and dive right in. I can fairly confidently say you’ll never look at a bee in quite the same way again.
She was known to be keen to show that right does not necessarily prevail and in fact justice is often not done. This book does both of these things cleverly. #WomenWriters
In an age where so much of our correspondence is via text, email, whatsapp, FB messenger etc etc it seemed good to take a little time out to reclaim the handwritten letter as a form of communication. #WomenWriters #InCoWriMo
The Portable Veblen is about squirrels, love, dysfunctional families, and corruption. An excellent combination. #WomenWriters
“Short stories are a great way of either getting back into reading after a reading slump or encouraging new readers. Ghost stories are not my usual genre of choice but I loved these as they had just the right amount of fear and uncertainty”
If an author has made the reader care about her characters, then a good job has been done.
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The pamphlets are free to GP surgery’s and are available for patients to take away with them. PitWR encourage submissions, so any poet or budding poet can submit a poem to be included.
David Copperfield was engaging and I got to the end of it feeling very pleased to have read it.
I’m not one for giving up on books. Until fairly recently, I never gave up on a book. Ever.
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