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From Chris Cleave's LITTLE BEE

“On the girl’s brown legs there were many small white scars. I was thinking, Do those scars cover the whole of you, like the stars and the moons on your dress? 141 more words

The Reading Journals

72. Little Bee (Chris Cleave)

Little Bee is the story of lives connected one fateful day on the beach in Nigeria.  It is the story of 2 Nigerian girls fleeing destruction running into an English couple who are trying to mend their marriage.   278 more words


"Little Bee" by Chris Cleave

It’s been a while since I’ve read this book. But I’ve had it on my mind a lot lately since refugees are a daily topic nowadays so I wanted to let you know about it. 71 more words


The Other Hand by Chris Cleave

As some of you might know, I tend to judge a book by how much I want to start my daily commute to work. With this book, I couldn’t wait to get my butt on the train to see what was going to happen. 404 more words


My Good Read of the Day (07/31/15)

Little Bee (The Other Hand)  

by Chris Cleave

Book Summary Note from Felina Silver Robinson: Author Chris Cleave tells the sad story of a sixteen-year-old Nigerian girl whose family met a horrific demise at the hands oil company workers who took their land as part of their oil land. 41 more words


Review: Incendiary

Incendiary by Chris Cleave

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Original, entertaining, authentic and believable

An East End woman decides to write a letter to Osama bin Laden after a team of his suicide bombers wreck her life by indiscriminately blowing up the crowd at a football match, killing both her husband and her four-and-a-quarter year-old son, along with over a thousand other football fans. 232 more words

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LITTLE BEE by Chris Cleave

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Beneath its bright orange cover, Little Bee holds a story strung with both horror and humor, interwoven with both innocence and cruelty. It is within this paradoxical set that Cleave brings to life before his readers’ eyes two characters, both women, both broken. 194 more words

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