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History Behind The Book: The 1965 Indonesian Massacres

I’m happily reading Black Water by Louise Doughty when I come across cryptic references to monumental events occurring in Indonesia in 1965 and 1998.  Huh? 560 more words

Apple Tree Yard - Louise Doughty

Apple Tree Yard is the 2013 novel by Louise Doughty. This book has received a lot of popularity recently, with the BCC drama of the same name being aired earlier on in the year. 507 more words

Black Water - Louise Doughty

What’s it all about?:

John Harper lies awake at night in an isolated hut on an Indonesian island, listening to the rain on the roof and believing his life may be in danger. 786 more words

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Review: Apple Tree Yard *SPOILERS*

Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved the drama adaptation of this book, which aired on BBC at the beginning of the year. 654 more words

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Water, water everywhere: murky, black yet filled with wonder - Easter Reading from Mostly Books

With the Easter Holidays looming or well underway (depending on where you live) this is a great excuse to showcase some of our favourite holiday reads fresh into the shop. 1,363 more words


Blog Tour | Review: Black Water by Louise Doughty

I’m delighted to be the final stop on the Black Water blog tour, Doughty has written a book that is powerful, personal and political, what an experience reading this one was! 485 more words

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Book review: Black Water by Louise Doughty - blog tour

I was delighted to be asked to take part in the blog tour for this novel – thank you so much to Sophie Portas at Faber & Faber for inviting me to take part, and for providing a copy of the novel for review purposes… 539 more words

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