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.
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.
Rumoured to be Alice Hoffman’s tour de force and with comparisons to Anita Diamant’s The Red Tent, this novel packs an emotional punch and is a powerful portrayal of uncommon women endurin
Murakami’s latest borrows from Orwell’s classic dystopia, but does it surpass it?
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