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Spies by Michael Frayn

Spies‘Spies’ by Michael Frayn tells the story of Stephen Wheatley, who returns to the quiet street where he lived as a young boy in England during the Second World War and looks back on a particular incident when his friend Keith announces that his mother is a German spy.  The boys soon get caught up in solving this mystery only for new discoveries to be made instead. Continue reading

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Books I Want To Re-Read

I hardly ever re-read books these days.  There always seems to be something new to read.  But there are some that I would like to re-read one day either to re-live nostalgia from my youth or because they confused me the first time round and I still haven’t made up my mind about what I think of them or because I read them a really long time ago and I want to see if I appreciate them more now…

Never Let Me Go: Kazuo Ishiguro

When my mum gave me this book to read, she said ‘This book freaked me out, you should read it.’  It freaked me out too but not so much that I would never touch it again – it’s a complex book full of complex ideas and characters. Continue reading

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