Historical-fiction

Book Review: The Essex Serpent

Book Review: The Essex Serpent

“It was necessary to be afraid in order to have courage.” SYNOPSIS It’s 1983, London. Cora Seaborne’s domineering husband has died, giving her free rein over her own life. She leaves crowded London for coastal Essex, accompanied by her eleven-year-old son, Francis, and his nanny as well as her fiercely protective friend, Martha. While strolling …

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Book review: The Help

Book review: The Help

“Ever morning, until you dead in the ground, you gone have to make this decision. You gone have to ask yourself, “Am I gone believe what them fools say about me today?”  SYNOPSIS In The help we follow the three women Aibileen, Minny and Skeeter. The first two black maids and the latter a white …

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