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Review - 'Everyone Brave Is Forgiven' by Chris Cleave

1939 – Europe is at war. In a bid to shock her upper class family, young socialite Mary North volunteers for to help in the war effort. 932 more words

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Everyone Brave Is Forgiven.

I worry that I may suffer from Boy-Who-Called-Wolf Syndrome by which I mean Woman-Who-Said-Every-Book-She-Read-Was-Brilliant Syndrome. The thing you should bear in mind is that years of frugality has made me very picky when choosing books. 291 more words


Author Chris Cleave makes brave effort but misses the mark

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

If only everyone were witty in wartime. The characters in Chris Cleave’s latest novel “Everyone Brave Is Forgiven” are far too clever for the novel’s good. 129 more words

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Review: Everyone Brave is Forgiven - Chris Cleave

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Bee, a spellbinding novel about three unforgettable individuals thrown together by war, love, and their search for belonging in the ever-changing landscape of WWII London. 1,259 more words


Everyone Brave is Forgiven review

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
The lens on the UK and Europe during World War 2 was jarring, descriptive, and well-rounded; the perfect kind of storytelling. 106 more words


Review of Everyone Brave Is Forgiven

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

I’ve never read a Chris Cleave novel before. I’ve been missing something good if the rest are like his latest, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven. 197 more words


Inaugural NZ National Writers' Forum

Stuck in a room full of writers for an entire weekend?

It would be some people’s idea of a nightmare. It was my idea of Heaven at the inaugural National Writers’ Forum in Auckland. 682 more words