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The Station Master by David Spendley
The Station Master by David Spendley
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4.0 out of 5 stars Unexpected Surprise, 19 Feb 2006
I got this on the recommendation of a friend and was pleasantly surprised.
Normally, i'm not one to enjoy books that employ a detached tone, finding it detracts massively from your involvement with the characters but here the author has managed to use it in such a way that it aids the story. It clincally observes the detail, allowing the characters to grow. In short you truly care what happens to Jeffers and how it all resolves itself.
It's a very hard story to pigeon hole into a certain genre - the closest i can come is to a fairy story but to simplfy it as that would be doing 'The Stationmaster' a massive diservice. I have heard that the author (David… Read more

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