Polly Flint - a great name, and a fascinating heroine.
Polly, orphaned, grows up with her aunts in "Oversands" - a yellow house on the North East Coast of England... Read more
A VERY CLEVER MOVING AND GRIPPING NOVEL WHICH SENT ME BACK TO ROBINSON CRUSOE.Published 1 month ago by madgepelling
Gardam's usual sour wisdom, lucid prose and unpredictability. I have read all her books over and over, and each reading reveals something new.Published 11 months ago by L I Fix
Oh I loved this story.
Jane Gardam writes about human emotions so very well. I always shed a tear (or more) when I read her work. Read more
This is a book which infuriates as the characters do not behave in any way in which you can relate to them. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lynden
Fantastic book: original and allusive with a style full of idiosyncratic panache. Compelling and memorable. Better than many Booker contenders- by far.Published 16 months ago by R. Smith
Another lovely book from jane gardham. She writes so well and I had to finish it in only two sessions.Published 23 months ago by Mrs Angela Dewar
I came to this book after reading Old Filth and The Man in the Wooden Hat, both of which I found incisive, witty and entertaining. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Squaredance