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Apple Tree Yard By Louise Doughty

Yvonne Carmichael has worked hard to achieve the life she always wanted: a high-flying career in genetics, a beautiful home, a good relationship with her husband and their two grown-up children. 162 more words

Apple Tree Yard

Plot: Apple Tree Yard is a British TV show that was adapted from a novel of the same name by Louise Doughty. It follows the life of a middle-aged woman who begins an affair with a mystery man. 408 more words


Apple Tree Yard: sex and double-standards

Spoiler Alert!

Trigger warning!

The last episode of Apple Tree Yard, based on the book of the same name by Louise Doughty, aired on BBC One last night and it treated audiences to a thrilling climax. 1,071 more words


MISC: 10 TV Adaptations That Made Me Want to Read The Book

Apple Tree Yard has been on the BBC for the last few weeks and I’ve finally caught up on iPlayer. The TV adaptation of Louise Doughty’s novel about a geneticist’s extra-marital affair sucked me in by the end of the first episode, and like the binge-watching addict that I am, I went straight on to episode two. 1,241 more words


Two Psychological Thrillers by a Master

Louise Doughty, Black Water, 2016
Louise Doughty, Apple Tree Yard, 2013

John Harper, the protagonist of Black Water, is an operative in a private intelligence agency. 591 more words


Apple Tree Yard – Season 1 – Episode 1

As part of the BBC Drama drive, Apple Tree Yard comes to our screens. The Louise Doughty novel it’s adapted from is described as an erotically charged thriller, can Emily Watson and Ben Chaplin bring that spark to the screen? 350 more words


Books 2016

The reading year for me began more or less as the last one ended, re-reading my way through Virginia Woolf – soon to be joined, looking for a little balance perhaps – or is that ballast? 510 more words

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