Christmas Book Review: ‘Mr Dickens & His Carol’ By Samantha Silva » Changing Pages
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Christmas Book Review: ‘Mr Dickens & His Carol’ By Samantha Silva » Changing Pages

There is absolutely nothing bah humbug about this book. Losing yourself in the magic and “Christmassyness” of it all is a wonderful addition to any Christmas reading traditions, and may just have become one of mine. Continue reading

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Review: Paula Hawkins’s ‘Into the Water’ — Author Of ‘The Girl On The Train’ // I’ve Read This
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Review: Paula Hawkins’s ‘Into the Water’ — Author Of ‘The Girl On The Train’ // I’ve Read This

The whole atmosphere of the town is so perfectly rendered; everyone has secrets — even the young kids. The pacing of the gradual reveal of these secrets is masterful; Hawkins is a pro at building up just the right amount of suspense. Continue reading

Review: ‘Have The Men Had Enough?’ By Margaret Forster // Changing Pages
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Review: ‘Have The Men Had Enough?’ By Margaret Forster // Changing Pages

The novel is such a clever study of dementia — the ebbs and flows of the illness itself. The progression from a woman who is mobile, continent and conversant — even if in an erratic way — to a woman who needs full time care; the periods of calm and stability to the swift progression of falls, incontinence, and full time care. All of this is dealt with sensitively but without being overly sentimental. Continue reading

Complexity Of Mother-Daughter Relationships Explored In ‘Hot Milk’ By Deborah Levy #BookReview | Changing Pages
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Complexity Of Mother-Daughter Relationships Explored In ‘Hot Milk’ By Deborah Levy #BookReview | Changing Pages

“The relationship between Rose and Sofia is often perplexing. Sofia tries to makes sense of the woman who, for so long, has ruled her life. She describes herself as a “sleuth” for forever trying to uncover who her mother is.” — Angela Vincent, Reviewer Continue reading