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Book Review: Fever at Dawn by Péter Gárdos

Book reviews By April 7, 2016 Tags: , , No Comments

Fever at Dawn is based on letters sent between Péter Gárdos’ parents shortly after the end of the Second World War. When I saw it described as “whimsical, poignant and completely charming” in a review posted on Twitter, I knew it sounded like my kind of read. I didn’t know much more about Fever at Dawn except that its author is Hungarian and,…

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Book Review: The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood

Book reviews By April 5, 2016 Tags: , , No Comments

At the beginning of February, I was lucky enough to be at a Rooftop Book Club event run by Headline Publishing where Monica Wood read us a couple of extracts from The One-in-a-Million Boy*, and also answered questions about how she came to write it. I knew then that I’d enjoy the book; what I didn’t realise at the time was how much…

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