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Hearts and Minds by Amanda Craig
Hearts and Minds by Amanda Craig
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Hearts and Minds begins with a murder, and around this central mystery Amanda Craig has woven a riveting novel about five very different characters whose lives intersect in all sorts of interesting and unexpected ways. It's as gripping as the best crime novels, but it's much more than that - it's about big themes: what makes us human, what divides us, and what can drive ordinary people to acts of great cruelty or great courage. The setting is a thoroughly contemporary London, described in all its beauty and squalor, in which trafficked sex-slaves and asylum seekers endure a hellish existence alongside the largely oblivious middle-classes, whose comforts are sometimes bought at the expense… Read more

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