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    “You’re mad. Bonkers. Off your head...
    but I’ll tell you a secret...
    all of the best people are.”

by Sarah Perry

meet me at the museum Sarah Perry’s recent novel is set in modern day Prague and explores age old themes such as sin, guilt, mercy and redemption.

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by William Boyd

loveisblindThere is no doubt that William Boyd’s latest novel, Love is Blind, confirms his reputation as a great and masterful storyteller. 

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I usually start building up a pile of books to take on my summer holiday sometime in March, so it’s a simple job to compile my summer hot list in July.

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meet me at the museumBy Anne Youngson

When Tina Hopgood an English farmer’s wife first writes to a Danish curator about an ancient exhibit in the Silkeborg Museum, neither of them expect their correspondence to develop into such a loving and close relationship.

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Pan MacMillan

dear mrs birdDear Mrs. Bird is a gem of a book by  A.J. Pearce.  Clever writing  capitalizes the protagonist Emmy Lake’s expressions that are important and exciting and this makes for an entertaining and enjoyable read.

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