The Good People, Hannah Kent, a review

From the opening paragraph, The Good People  by Australian writer Hannah Kent had me hooked. Men carrying the body of Nóra Leahy’s husband remind me of the opening of D H Lawrence’s short story, ‘The Odour of Chrysanthemums‘.

Cover, The Good People, by Hannah Kent

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The Beekeeper’s Secret, a review

The Beekeeper’s Secret by Australian writer Josephine Moon is a delicious novel. It fell into my hands accidentally after I glanced across at a book display in a chain store. This book’s eye-catching cover caught my eye. I’m  glad I bought and read it.

The Beekeeper's Secret

The Beekeeper’s Secret

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Moving Among Strangers – Gabrielle Carey

 Moving Among Strangers: Randolph Stow and My Family,  is a family memoir. It is  a wonderful glimpse into the life of Randolph Stow, one of  Western Australia’s most revered writers. It also about the area where my grandmother’s family settled in the nineteenth century, and where my mother grew up.

Cover, Moving Among Strangers

Cover, Moving Among Strangers

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