Profile of Claire Stewart

Claire Stewart's Reviews

The Blue Book
A L Kennedy
Posted 19/06/2011

Beth's journey on a cruise ship with her unremarkable boyfriend is not the story of The Blue Book: the story lies all in the telling.

Anthropology of an American Girl
Hilary Thayer Hamann
Posted 20/06/2011

This ambitious début is a coming-of-age novel from the perspective of a young woman, spanning her first tastes of love, sexual awakening and self-discovery.

The Dove Keepers
Alice Hoffman
Posted 13/10/2011

Rumoured to be Alice Hoffman’s tour de force, The Dove Keepers packs an emotional punch and is a powerful portrayal of uncommon women enduring and surviving brutality and war.

Haruki Murakami
Posted 18/10/2011

Murakami’s latest borrows from Orwell’s classic dystopia, but does it surpass it?

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