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Novel set in Australia – The Silence by Susan Allott

  • Submitted: 29th November 2020

Bookreview of  The Silence The Silence by Susan Allott  -  It looks at the forced removal of Aboriginal children from their families in the early 1900s and the consequences. This…

Sweden’s August Prize for Literature

  • Submitted: 23rd November 2020

Swedish literary prize - August Prize 2020 There hasn't been much good news this year - but there was good news for Swedish literature today when the prestigious August Prize…

Story set in Syria – The Stray Cats of Homs Eva Nour

  • Submitted: 20th November 2020

The Stray Cats and a city in ruins in Syria Story set in Syria - The Stray Cats of Homs Eva Nour - This is such a remarkable story in…

Magical novel set in Japan – The Lost Future of Pepperharrow

  • Submitted: 18th November 2020

The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley Magical novel set in Japan - The Lost Future of Pepperharrow  - A novel which contains many things you might not expect…

Novel of The Hebrides -The Lost Lights of St Kilda by Elisabeth Gifford

  • Submitted: 15th November 2020

Bookreview of  The Lost Lights of St Kilda Novel of The Hebrides -The Lost Lights of St Kilda by Elisabeth Gifford The Lost Lights of St Kilda is a fasciating…

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