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This book tells the story of two couples struggling through the hardships of life in Afghanistan during the reign of the Taliban, and of how their lives become intertwined. I found the story hard going and quite disturbing and distressing as the traumas that the characters witness and face were difficult to read. Their world [...]

I found the brief description of this book in the flyleaf fascinating and couldn’t wait to start reading it. It is the story of a girl’s introduction into the mysterious and dangerous history of Dracula. Her experiences begin when she finds a tantalising letter in her father’s papers beginning with the words, “My dear and [...]

This was a very interesting book and one that really stayed in my mind and made me think about a lot of the themes. I didn’t particularly enjoy reading it but I can see it is a powerful book and was impressed by it. The story is set in the future where new ideas and [...]

  

Classic Book Club

Please leave your reviews and comments about any books you have read, whether they be old classics such as Bronte, Austen or Dickens, or modern-day classics such as Dan Brown, Cathy Kelly or Marian Keyes.