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Miss Webster and Chérif, by Patricia Duncker (2006)

          I read Miss Webster and Chérif back in July but then got a little side-tracked by family life and holiday activities and never got around to reviewing it, which is a pity, because the book is well worth … Continue reading

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The Peacock Spring, by Rumer Godden (1975)

          British author Rumer Godden (1907-1998) is a writer I am growing to admire immensely. One of my favourite books when I was growing up was her children’s novel Listen to the Nightingale, which tells the story of ten-year-old … Continue reading

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