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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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Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, by Helen Simonson (2010)

          It took a trip to Cambridge last week to make me sit up and finally take notice of Helen Simonson’s wonderful début novel. I’d seen it on the shelves at W. H. Smith’s here in Paris, but it … Continue reading

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