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

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

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

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

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

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