The Weekend by Charlotte Wood – a review

The Weekend, the sixth novel by acclaimed author Charlotte Wood, enchanted me. Perceptive, gut-wrenchingly sad and superbly written, this book also includes enough  humour to lighten the story.

The Weekend coverIt’s about love of different types, the kind of friendship that can wax and wane over many decades and still survive, death and decay, and the memories and fears, hopes and dreams of old women. 

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This Place You Know, by Christina Houen – a review

This Place you Know, Christina Houen’s first book, tells of heartbreak, betrayal and, eventually, redemption. It explores some of the many facets of love in a poignant story, beautifully told. At the same time provides an important insight into Australian social history.

Cover, This Place You Know
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