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The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

I love going into second-hand book shops and seeing what jumps out at me- so often you find a real gem that just wouldn’t be in your average Waterstones. 695 more words

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Book review: Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

The book:
Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
Published in 2013 by Ballantine books
Pages: 416
My copy: Library

The blurb: 

William Eng has lived at Seattle’s Sacred Heart Orphanage for five long years, ever since his mother’s listless body was carried from their Chinatown apartment.

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Jamie Ford - Come un fiore ribelle @JamieFord

Non fatevi ingannare dal titolo o dalla copertina…Ci risiamo con la Garzanti, che ultimamente a tale proposito fa scelte pessime ed incomprensibili. Jamie Ford è l’autore del più famoso “il gusto proibito dello zenzero”, romanzo stupendo che sia io che altri abbiamo recensito e consigliato qui con entusiasmo, perché quest’uomo sa scrivere storie bellissime in modo perfetto. 337 more words

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford - Book Review

I’ve literally been craving to write a book review and specifically this one for months. My best friend gave me this book for my birthday and I kept postponing its reading, but now I am… 636 more words

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[745] Hotel On the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford

” Until he was twelve, he had been forbidden to speak English in his own home. His father had wanted him to grow up Chinese, the way he had done. 439 more words

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American Literature Month: 'Songs of Willow Frost' by Jamie Ford ****

Jamie Ford’s Songs of Willow Frost is the most contemporary novel which I decided to read as part of my American Literature Month.  I had originally intended to begin my reading of Ford’s work with  643 more words

Songs Of Willow Frost - Jamie Ford

What’s it all about?:

Twelve-year-old William Eng, a Chinese-American boy, has lived at Seattle’s Sacred Heart Orphanage ever since his mother’s listless body was carried away from their small apartment five years ago. 972 more words

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