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Very few books get you so far inside the head of their protagonists as this novel by Clare Morrall. I was thoroughly engaged by the plotting and pacing in a book that lives up to... Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by tony giffone
Kitty, the main character has many issues to resolve in order to survive. The loss of her mother and baby are just two. Great story of the usual love, betrayal and redemption.Published on January 21, 2013 by Arctic Moon Beam
I stumbled upon this book at a used book store, and was surprised I hadn't heard of it since it was shortlisted for the Booker. Read morePublished on January 7, 2013 by jessbcuz
I would give this book more than five stars were I able. I am a bookaholic, devour books and am extremely discerning, i.e. I bore easily. Read morePublished on April 21, 2012 by Koo
A story about family bonds. A book about mothers, daughters, (lost) children and people who were (or will) not be given the chance to have any of them and the way they deal with... Read morePublished on March 29, 2010 by David Van Elslande
This book tells the story of a woman on the verge of nervous breakdown, precipitated by a recent miscarriage that has left her unable to have children. Read morePublished on May 11, 2008 by LH422
I read the book because of title and I enjoyed the few moments here and there when Clare Morrall played up her book's connection to Peter Pan but for the most part Astonishing... Read morePublished on January 19, 2007 by Sarah Sammis
Many books have been written on the subject of grief and loss and the discovery of long hidden family secrets. Read morePublished on July 4, 2006 by Jennifer Sandell
There are many books out there which strike resemblance to this one, or so one would think after the first look on it. Read morePublished on April 23, 2005 by Matko Vladanovic