Category Archives: Anne Enright

Hot milk, hot!

A quick roundup of my books of the year, so far… I couldn’t have been more pleased to see Deborah Levy’s ‘Hot Milk’ on this year’s Booker Prize long list. It’s a mesmerising, psychological tale of mothers and daughters and … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul

A bank holiday Monday trip to Buxton brought me these two beauties: I’ve never read any Olivia Manning, but ‘The Play Room’ sounds especially enticing: ‘Fifteen-year-old Laura lives with her family in the seaside town of Camperlea. It is the … Continue reading

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