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User Review  - sometimeunderwater - LibraryThing

Fun, but a little light. Bernard is the most nuanced, but least likeable, character. The ending was the most interesting bit (with the baby) but it came somewhat out of nowhere. "Would make a great three-part BBC drama", I thought. Then I found out: it was. Just call me Nostradamus. Read full review

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User Review  - ursula - LibraryThing

Small Island has an intriguing subject - Jamaica as a colony of the UK, World War II, and Jamaican immigration to the England after the war. The subject matter is what kept me going through the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - gogglemiss - LibraryThing

This story was cleverly written from four different view points, but I did find it depressing, which I found rather wearing at times. I loved reading Gilbert's chapters, because, despite all the ... Read full review

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User Review  - richardderus - LibraryThing

This woman and I are not a good fit. I read and loathed The Long Song, finding it tedious and contrived. I got this excrescence out of the library because I thought it unfair to judge an author by one ... Read full review

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User Review  - karensaville - LibraryThing

Queenie Bligh is an English women living in London just after the 2nd World War. She takes in lodgers to help pay the bills after her husband (whom she hadn't really loved) fails to return from the ... Read full review

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User Review  - majorbabs - LibraryThing

This book has been on my "must read" collection for quite a while, so was delighted to get it from the Early Reviewers stack. However, I have started it several times, but not gotten far. It's not ... Read full review

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User Review  - siri51 - LibraryThing

Sometimes slow, I suprisingly enjoyed this long novel and became intrigues with the four characters in 1948 London (with some background chapters) Read full review

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User Review  - thehistorychic - LibraryThing

I am not sure quite how to review this book. I think it was extremely well written and easy to read. That being said the story itself was not appealing to me. At least one-half of the story was not ... Read full review

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User Review  - mzonderm - LibraryThing

When an author chooses to write a novel in the first person, they make a choice about the voice of the novel as a whole. The interior dialogue of a narrator must match their exterior dialogue. If the ... Read full review

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User Review  - SallyApollon - LibraryThing

Didn't read yet, but really enjoyed the drama, great storyline. Read full review


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