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Book Review: The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood by Susan Elliot Wright

Book reviews By Apr 06, 2019 2 Comments

The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood opens with a scene where a crow walks into a kitchen. It happens in an instant, the back door having been opened to let the smoke from burnt toast dissipate. It’s enough to rattle the woman whose kitchen it is, and suggest that, even without being superstitious, things are off-kilter here. What has happened to…

Book review: The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler

Book reviews By Nov 21, 2013 No Comments

If books generally are hard to resist for this book squirrel, then you can only begin to imagine how excited I get about books featuring those treasure troves called bookshops (or bookstores, if you’re from across the Atlantic). I mean, what book lover doesn’t spend a lot of their time in them, browsing, and yes, okay, buying, when they’re not…