J. Duggan

"old lady"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (35 of 39)
Location: galway ireland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 418,893 - Total Helpful Votes: 35 of 39
Five Little Ducks (Classic Books with Holes) by Penny Ives
5.0 out of 5 stars Baby's book with a twist, 20 July 2013
I was a little afraid that I was prematurely introducing my grand-daughter to tragedy, but all turns out for the best in the end!
Incey Wincey Spider: BSL (Sign & Singalong) by Annie Kubler
5.0 out of 5 stars A spider to love, 20 July 2013
I love it because my 20 month old grand-daughter loves it. It is funny and inventive and also traditional. Perfect for "Granny-Granddaughter" bonding.
The Echo of a Troubled Soul by Joy C. Agwu
This book is a breath of fresh air. Set in Nigeria, it is the story of four people who come together: an old man called Tom, a young man called Harry and two young girls,Jane and Nora. Not a lot happens, but the characters talk to one another, preach at one another,recite poetry to one another, joke with one another, but most importantly, they look after one another. I suppose you could call it an African 'Pilgrims' Progress'.
The whole book is only 60 pages long, but I read it in 3 sessions, about 20 pages at a time,to give myself time to savour the richness of the prose and the complications of the plot.
I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys quirky, original writing… Read more