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Excellent read. Couldn’t stop it

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Reviewed: 07-04-18

Brilliant story set just after World War II in Guernsey. Quite heart wrenching at times but with a lovely Ending.As a member of a book club, I would love to Think that if we were in the same situation we would do the same thing.

An amazing story

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Reviewed: 19-09-17

I was happy to give this book a five star rating as the story is really sweet and quite intricate. I like books that have and amount of truth and honesty about them and the story sounds very closable as well as being fantastic at the same time. I don't want to spoil the ending but I would love to have seen two of the characters meeting but I suppose this is part of the appeal that they didn't. Enjoy it.

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Fantastic and gripping story

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Reviewed: 03-07-17

I really enjoyed this book. A couple of the scenes are quite hard to listen to because I have a strong imagination and I found myself growing breathless and a little nervous but what an amazing book. The story of a girl who has forgotten her post that comes back in a real way to haunter. Amazing

Great little story

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Reviewed: 02-07-17

This story is really sweet and having never worked in the fashion industry in any way, it felt as if I was learning about a whole other world. I don't doubt for one second that this sort of intrigue happens in such a cutthroat business. Very interesting well written and very enjoyable

This is a great book for any haneite

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Reviewed: 22-06-17

This book is good fun as it sets out Mr Darcy's fictional diary which fits in with the story of pride and prejudice Jane Austen. It is good fun and throw some interesting ideas as to why some of the events in pride and prejudice occurred in the way they did. Definitely worth a read for anyone who loves Jane's books although a purist may find this novel trivial in nature. Enjoy!

A very sweet tale

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Reviewed: 14-06-17

I really enjoyed this book, the story was really sweet and salty thing and lots of fun and dream of happening to them. for a Janeitex it is one of those tales that's been off from Austin but don't ruin the whole effect.

Absolutely amazing

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Reviewed: 04-06-17

I have listened to dozens of books around World War II and the stories it has to tell. This was brilliant. I cannot imagine what these characters went through and the fact that they really did just makes it even better. Definitely worth a read. It was well written lots of description that transported you to where the action took place you really felt like you were there and living it with him.

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Funniest book I have read for ages.

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Reviewed: 06-05-17

I found myself laughing out loud on the train which got me some very strange looks. Although there is quite a lot of swearing and some potentially horrific scenes, they are written in such a way that you forget what you are r listening to because of the way it is written. Deafly going to look out for his other books.

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Interesting story

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Reviewed: 23-04-17

I found myself getting caught up in the story of the 1930s more so than story of the 1960s. I thought it was interesting use of characters. The historical bits of the Spanish Civil War were very interesting as I had never studied that conflict before. Definitely worth a read

Fabulous book

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Reviewed: 13-04-17

I love history books including historical fiction. I knew the story of Lady Jane Grey from studying at school but this story really brings it home just how weird that particular point of history got. Touring and frying of religious zealots on both sides proves how divisive religion can be, leading to death destruction of both people and, almost, nations. A wonderful read.

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