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Little Face by Sophie Hannah

Advantages: A good psychological thriller
Disadvantages: none for me really

Little Face is the story of a lady called Alice. Alice is married to a wealthy man called David a widower whose first wife Laura was murdered after they had separated. You never really know what goes on behind the closed doors of a home and th ...

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Confused Little Faces

Advantages: The author successfully keeps the truth from the reader for most of the book.
Disadvantages: Everything else; its boring, the characters are weak, it wasn't pleasant reading.

Story Summary... Two weeks after the birth of her daughter Florence, Alice Fancourt returns from a short trip out into her worst nightmare. Whilst her husband has been sleeping, her baby has been swapped and the baby in the cot is not her daught ...

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Who's controlling who?

Advantages: intriguing plot and characters; well-written and paced
Disadvantages: a slightly typical finale in some respects

I have been waiting to read this for almost a year since I first read the blurb, and I was certainly vindicated: it is superb. The story unfolds via two narratives set a week apart in which a race against time develops. In the first chapter, new mum Al ...

brokenangelkisses 12.04.2009 · Read full review
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It's a wise mother who knows her own child....

Advantages: Compelling story with an intriguing plot
Disadvantages: Lacks some of the originality of her previous work

A new novel by Sophie Hannah is cause for great celebration, at least as far as I’m concerned. I loved her three previous novels – “Cordial and Corrosive” (probably my favourite). “Gripless” and “The Superpower o ...

sheri3004 02.06.2006 · Read full review
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It looked so good in the blurb....

Advantages: Easy read
Disadvantages: Disappointing ending

Reading the blurb on the back of the book, I was looking forward to reading it, and sure enough it started well. As the book progressed, however, the plot seemed to veer off in odd directions. I realise that part of the narrative was intended to confuse ...

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