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Maggie & Me
Maggie & Me
by Damian Barr
Edition: Hardcover

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5.0 out of 5 stars A thoroughly emotional story., 14 April 2014
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I am not a well read person whatsoever and do not pretend to have an array of books in my 'have read' shelf but this book was recommended to me by a friend and I'm so glad it was. It was very well written by the author who captured the total innocence of a scottish childhood perfectly and also the ignorance of adolescence whilst enduring a less than perfect upbringing. This book made me laugh several times, infact, the author probably touched and evoked every emotion in me; anger, sympathy, humour, pride, empathy and sadness to name only some .At one point I was literally in tears. In some ways, it was a totally relatable story for me as, at times, it felt like I was reading my own life in words. All in all, this book captured my heart and mind from start to finish with vivid descriptive characters making you fall in love with and loathe separately. It was a truly captivating story set to the backdrop of the Margaret Thatcher years. All I want to say is thank you to the author for putting his story down in words as it couldn't have been easy. A pleasure to read.

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