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Shadowplay by Joseph O’Connor (Harvill Secker)

My dearest Ellen, Please excuse this too-long-delayed response JOSEPH, how nice to see you again. Another tome, lovely. A pleasure, I am sure. A treat even. Back in the Ghost Light territory are we? I never connected that Bram Stoker … Continue reading

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The paying guests by Sarah Waters (Virago)

“The Barbers had said they would arrive by three. It was like waiting to begin a journey, Frances thought.” SARAH Water’s writing career follows the trusted big crimo formula. She does not have a central hero/ine but her themes are distinct. … Continue reading

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