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Recent Book Reviews Posts:
Jenny recommends: Mavis’s shoes by Sue Reid-Sexton It is March 1941, during the Second World War, and Lenny Gillespie, aged 9, is on the streets of Clydebank after the Germans attack. Lenny and her 4 year old sister Mavis, are on their way home when the sirens sound. Their mother Peggy has gone to the [...]
Despite the seamy side of life portrayed, there’s also hope and humanity. Sometimes I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry.
Agnes Owens’ writing is sparse, simple and down-to-earth, but with so much going on beneath the surface. She is great at portraying characters whose realities are slightly skewed, but who could quite easily be the people who live next door