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MR JARVIS REACHES EASTBOURNE!

Excellent to hear that Eastbourne library has just bought a copy of THE LEGACY OF MR JARVIS for their fiction shelves.  With so much of ...
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EARLY REVIEWS OF ‘THE LEGACY OF MR JARVIS’

'The writing is simply extraordinary ...this is a novel about family, keeping your own council, second chances, self-discovery and, ultimately, hope ...a literate and compassionate ...
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LONGLISTED FOR …

...on this very wet, grey, dark and dismal November morning, it was encouraging to hear that I have reached the longlist of RETREAT WEST flash ...
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EARLY REVIEWS!

The first reviews for THE LEGACY OF MR JARVIS have been very positive. Beautifully written with so much heart and vividly drawn characters I devoured ...
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A Book Lovers’ Lockdown Desert Island …

You know how it goes: which 8 gramophone (they don't actually still use that wonderfully archaic word, I don't think, but it used to be there) ...
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Who Reads Who …and what?

One of my favourite writers is Anne Tyler. She is someone who seems to make writing look effortless and easy - which, of course, shows ...
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A WOMAN’S PLACE …

As every upstanding, respectable and notably patriarchal male of Victorian times knew, the popular image of the angel in the house was not just an ...
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The Pleasures of Reading …

It has to say something about a nation's priorities - observing what is first released out of lockdown. And I am sure that I am ...
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