Category: Women’s Prize For Fiction 2021

Book Review: Unsettled Ground – Claire Fuller

Book Review: Unsettled Ground – Claire Fuller

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book What if the life you have always known is taken from you in an instant? What would you do to get it back? Twins Jeanie and Julius have always been different from other people. At 51 years old, they still live with … Continue reading Book Review: Unsettled Ground – Claire Fuller

Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

About The Book When you leave Ireland aged 22 to spend your parents' money, it's called a gap year. When Ava leaves Ireland aged 22 to make her own money, she's not sure what to call it, but it involves: - a badly-paid job in Hong Kong, teaching English grammar to rich children;- Julian, who … Continue reading Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

Book Review: Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

Book Review: Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

About The Book 1957, south-east suburbs of London. Jean Swinney is a feature writer on a local paper, disappointed in love and - on the brink of forty - living a limited existence with her truculent mother. When a young Swiss woman, Gretchen Tilbury, contacts the paper to claim that her daughter is the result … Continue reading Book Review: Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

Book Review: Nothing But Blue Sky – Kathleen MacMahon

Book Review: Nothing But Blue Sky – Kathleen MacMahon

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book Is there such a thing as a perfect marriage? David thought so. But when his wife Mary Rose dies suddenly he has to think again. In reliving their twenty years together David sees that the ground beneath them had shifted and he … Continue reading Book Review: Nothing But Blue Sky – Kathleen MacMahon

Book Review: The Vanishing Half – Brit Bennett

Book Review: The Vanishing Half – Brit Bennett

About The Book The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one … Continue reading Book Review: The Vanishing Half – Brit Bennett