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Book Review: The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

Book reviews By August 21, 2019 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Christy Lefteri’s own experiences of working as a volunteer with refugees in Athens inspired and inform her moving and thought-provoking novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo. Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo – until the unthinkable happens. When all they care…

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Book Review: Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland

Book reviews, Giveaway By April 13, 2019 Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

Stephanie Butland’s third novel, Lost for Words, is set in a secondhand bookshop in the walled city of York, two of my favourite places to wander around. And while the bookshop on the cover may look quirky and cute at first glance, there are shadows lurking inside it. Much like its main character Loveday. Loveday Cardew prefers books to people….

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