Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Help

Down on the allotment for the first time this year and resumed listening to The Help. Abline is now helping to write the story of coloured people during difficult social times. It makes me feel very apprehensive about what might … Continue reading

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Here lies Arthur by Philip Reeve

Modern spin doctors eat your heart out. I have to admit that reading tales about King Arthur has never particularly appealed but I did enjoy this book. I loved the way Philip Reeve took such a well-known tale and presented … Continue reading

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Sitting Ducks by Michael Bedard

I had seen this book on more than one occasion before I finally opened it up and flicked through. Spotting an illustration that seemed familiar I had a closer look at the page and finally decided that it reminded me … Continue reading

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