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Louise Doughty: Apple Tree Yard (2013)

I wanted to read Apple Tree Yard as soon as it was out last year because I’d enjoyed Louise Doughty’s earlier novel Whatever You Love… 344 more words


As good at putting the case for the defence as for the prosecution…


I became a fan of Louise Doughty’s work almost by accident, when I was given a copy of Whatever You Love, a very distinguished novel and a brilliant study of obsessive grief, and was so impressed with it that I reviewed it on this blog.  1,091 more words

Crime Novel Themes

Writing and Reading Erotica

This week there was an article on BBC Radio Four’s “Woman’s Hour” about female writers of erotic or pornographic (depending upon your personal views) novels. 1,499 more words

Are you an ereader or paper reader?

I know we are meant to be embracing this wonderful new technology, but I am struggling.

A friend has lent me her ereader so I can read the next book on the list for our book club and she thinks it would be good for me to give a try with the idea that I may get one as well.   336 more words

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