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24 May

AUDIO: Tradition by Brendan Kiely

Review on BookHugger Two narrators take on the telling of an attempted rape and the aftermath, how it ...
23 May

SECOND OPINION: Hummingbird by Tristan Hughes

Review on BookHugger Set in the North Canadian wilderness, this book tells the story of two teenagers, who ......
23 May

SECOND OPINION: A Child Called Happiness by Stephan Collishaw

Review on BookHugger One of the pleasures of being a Nudge reviewer is getting a book about which ...
22 May

The Ballad of Curly Oswald by Curly Oswald

Review on BookHugger I suspect that this tale of commune living and growing up in a “new age” ...
22 May

SECOND OPINION: Underwater Breathing by Cassandra Parkin

Review on BookHugger Cassandra Parkin is a wonderfully intuitive writer. Her prose is gorgeous and her stories are ......
22 May

Despised and Rejected by Rose Allatini

Review on BookHugger Rose Allatini’s 1918 novel, Despised and Rejected, is one of Persephone’s new titles for Spring 2018. ......
20 May

Should You Ask Me by Marianne Kavanagh

Review on BookHugger I will admit I did struggle with this for the first thirty pages or so. ...
19 May

When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife by Meena Kandasamy

Review on BookHugger A highly educated woman from an affluent Indian family marries a man who is both ...
18 May

CLASSICS CORNER: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Article on BookHugger (A friendly warning to readers: there be spoilers below.) Regarded as the first Sensation Novel, ......
18 May

AUDIO: The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth Hogan

Review on BookHugger This is a poignant narration on grief, friendship and courage and I’d rate it as ......
17 May

Look At Me by Mareike Krugel

Review on BookHugger In this novel, Krugel’s first to be translated from the German, we follow the course ......
17 May

Pigeon by Alys Conran

Review on BookHugger This novel was published in English and Welsh translation at the same time and I ...
16 May

West by Carys Davies

Review on BookHugger This is a tale of life, loss and absence in an earlier, earthier age that ...
16 May

Gustave Flaubert: The Ambiguity of the Imagination by Giuseppe Cafiero

Review on BookHugger Had Gustave Flaubert finished and published his imagined novel about the Orient, its protagonist would ......
16 May

Hope Is Our Only Wing by Rutendo Tavengerwei

Review on BookHugger Shamisa barely remembers her life in Zimbabwe before her parents moved to Slough, a move ......
15 May

Author meets Reviewer: Alice Pung meets Gill Chedgey

Article on BookHugger “Laurinda is an exclusive school for girls. At its secret core is the Cabinet, a ......
15 May

The Brondesbury Tapestry by Helen Harris

Review on BookHugger Dorothy has been forced to retire from her job as librarian (the library is closing ......
13 May

The Valley at the Centre of the World by Malachy Tallack

Review on BookHugger Shetland has a bleak beauty about it, scoured by storms that roll in from the ...
13 May

Grace After Henry by Eithne Shortall

Review on BookHugger Grace After Henry is funny and moving all at the same time, which is not ...
12 May

Grace by Paul Lynch

Review on BookHugger Don’t be put off by the dark nature of this brilliant novel. It is an ...
11 May

Author meets Reviewer: Cassandra Parkin meets Gill Chedgey

Article on BookHugger “On Yorkshire’s gradually-crumbling mud cliffs sits an Edwardian seaside house. In the bathroom, Jacob and ......