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One From the Archive: 'The Book of Summers' by Emylia Hall ****

First published in April 2012.

The Book of Summers by Emylia Hall has already received high praise from reviewers and critics alike.  The prologue of the novel, told from the third person perspective, focuses upon the character of Marika, the long-estranged mother of protagonist Beth Lowe. 830 more words

Rezension: "Mein Sommer am See" von Emylia Hall

Die Story fängt damit an, dass die Protagonistin Beth, später Erzsebet, ein Päckchen bekommt, das Erinnerungen aus der Vergangenheit, aus ihrem Sommer in Ungarn beinhaltet. Das Buch erzählt danach Beths Kindheits – und Jugendtage, die sie in Ungarn verbracht hat. 248 more words

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An Interview With Author Emylia Hall

What gave you the courage to leave an advertising job in London and launch into writing?

After five years in London straight after university, I’d reached the point where I felt as though I really needed to make a change. 1,997 more words

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"...recollections at soft distance..."

Some would say memory brings life after death.  Perhaps there’s truth in that, but only if we’re content to enjoy our recollections at soft distance, as passing flickers or occasional sparks.  

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"...recollections at soft distance..."

Some would say memory brings life after death.  Perhaps there’s truth in that, but only if we’re content to enjoy our recollections at soft distance, as passing flickers or occasional sparks.  

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Book Review: The Book of Summers by Emylia Hall

The memories contained in The Book of Summers will have you revisiting the past and reflecting on your own childhood summers.

The story is of Beth, an adult tossed back into the throes of her childhood by a package she receives containing a scrapbook of memories long gone but not forgotten. 228 more words

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