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  • Source type: Blog
  • On Teads since: 23/03/2010
  • Teads score: 0.0175413
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English

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Latest articles

  • Cornflower

    I was thrilled to open a publisher's package this morning and find inside Sarah Moss's new novel Signs for Lost Children , "the triumphant continuation of [her] ongoing examination of women's lives, and a radical inquiry into the workings of the human heart". If you've read her excellent Night Waking (there is a post on it here) and her more recent, superb Bodies of Light (post here), then you'll...

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  • Cornflower

    ... this one's hard to beat - "Beatrix wrote to Norman Warne just after Christmas with obvious pleasure, 'Did you ever happen to see a review of the Tailor in The Tailor and Cutter, the paper which the mouse on the bobbin is reading?' She had given a copy to her old Chelsea tailor, who in turn, had shown it to a traveller from the trade journal telling him how Beatrix had sketched his shop. The...

  • Cornflower

    I'm grateful to Jeannine for visiting and leaving a comment on the Instagram post - I didn't know that the latest edition of the Historical Novels Review is out, and I have an article in it. If you are a subscriber to the HNR you can read Lady of the House, my interview with Erika Robuck on her new novel The House of Hawthorne . The book tells the story of Nathaniel Hawthorne and his family from...