Category Archives: Book Review

The Mystery of Books

My mother hated cleaning, so from a very early age our agreement was that if I took responsibility of housekeeper, she would read to me.  For about ten years, our arrangement exposed me to many classics. The size of our … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Forgotten Garden

Isn’t it strange that one place can both offer solace and be a prison? One certainly gets that sense reading of Blackhurst Manor and the cottage on the cliff that houses the secret garden: the namesake of Kate Morton’s book, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Distant Hours by Kate Morton

It is a modern Gothic novel: three elderly sisters lost in the bowels of a decaying castle and a haunting story of love, betrayal and murder. The book is entitled The Distant Hours and it is the first book I … Continue reading

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