The Stories by Jane Gardam
This was reviewed by St Peter’s Pastimes group in Leamington Spa.
The book generated good discussion , and opinions were divided; some finding excellent stories, and others finding some very weird ones.
The general view is that the book is “good” and they would recommend it. The group says have a go if you’ve never read short stories before. These are very varied and interesting
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
Reviewed by The Old School Literary group in Exhall
Most members enjoyed the book and thought the writer gave a good description of seventeenth century Amsterdam. Nella is a strong character, given all the problems she has to cope with.
Overall, the book was thought to be very good, and was thought-provoking.
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