Book Review: The Hunters by Kat Gordon

What's it about? Theo Miller is fourteen years old when he first sets foot on the dusty Kenyan plains. Neither he nor his sister Maud are ready for the heat and dazzle of 1920s Nairobi and they quickly get swept up in the drama of the ex-pat community. Theo meets Sylvie de Croÿ and Freddie,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Larchfield by Polly Clark

What's it about? Dora has moved to a small Scottish town, newly married and a new mother. However, she didn't realise how lonely she'd feel nor how cold her neighbours would be. Isolated and desperate for a human connection, she calls a number she finds in a bottle on the beach. In 1930, W.H. Auden... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Hidden Nature by Alys Fowler

What's it about? Feel unsettled in herself, Alys Fowler set out to explore Birmingham's canal network in an inflatable red kayak. She notices the natural in the industrial, from kingfishers darting and huge eels lurking, to plants thriving in the husks of abandoned barges. Yet she begins to notice something more, something within herself. While... Continue Reading →

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