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Private detection India style

Advantages: Amusing and well written tongue in cheek detective story
Disadvantages: Not one to read if you want a REAL detective story

The case of the Missing Servant – Tarquin Hall Vish Puri, the hero of the story is India's most private investigator. Vish enjoys his food as his shape reveals and he is a real character with his own unique brand of investigating skills. Vish gets his ...

catsholiday 28.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Case of the Missing Servant - Tarquin Hall

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Harare Haare

Advantages: enjoyable read, interesting setting
Disadvantages: too many expressions in a foreign language

Vimbai is the best hairdresser in the hair salon where she works. As it is the best in Harare, it means that she's the best of all Zimbabwe. Her success comes from her conviction that 'Your client should leave the salon feeling like a white woman.' Her s ...

MALU 28.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Hairdresser of Harare - Tendai Huchu

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Naughty but nice!

Advantages: Fun read, good story, enjoyable
Disadvantages: Cover is a tad misleading

...Crumb, and is struggling to make ends meet at the moment. When she spots the local bookshop closing its doors for the last time, she gets an idea - to run a book club all of her own in the cafe to help raise some money, and to indulge in ...

mummy2harry 23.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Naughty Girl's Book Club - Sophie Hart

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Make this your first and last read!

Advantages: A superbly written, emotional love story
Disadvantages: Makes you cry!

Last year, I really enjoyed the debut novel of Ali Harris, called Miracle on Regent Street. It was a lovely Christmas themed novel, and won my 2011 award for Christmas book of the year as well. I've been eagerly anticipating Ali's second book The First La ...

mummy2harry 27.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The First Last Kiss - Ali Harris

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Aromatic Apples Make a Lifetime of Memories

Advantages: Richly descriptive writing; an unusually compelling tale
Disadvantages: Takes a while to get going

...'The Taste of Apple Seeds' is a vivid and richly descriptive story in which the actions take place over just a couple of days but evoke the memories of a lifetime and beyond. The narration starts when iris, a young librarian, learns that she has inherited ...

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Review of The Taste of Apple Seeds - Katharina Hagena

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