Review: Eggshells by Caitriona Lally

Opening sentence: “When I return to my great-aunt’s house with her ashes, the air feels uncertain, as if it doesn’t know how to deal with me.” I am a fan of character driven novels, which this is. I love being drawn into their world and pottering around with them, getting a glimpse into their life. Eggshells is […]

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Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Published by Faber & Faber 2018 / 266 pages Opening sentence: “Marianne answers the door when Connell rings the bell.” When a book comes with so much hype, it always makes me a little wary. And this book has hype. Adored on Twitter. Adored on Instagram. Rave reviews everywhere and long listed for the Man […]

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