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This is a book that aims to fill in the background story of the character Rebecca de Winter from Daphne du Maurier’s book ‘Rebecca’. I was initially unsure if I wanted to read this book as I usually don’t like books that aim to change, add to, or alter an original classic novel. I was [...]

Go Ask Alice by Anonymous

This is a very powerful and thought-provoking book, and one that is absolutely fascinating. It is the diary of a drug user and details her first experience with drugs and subsequent addiction to them, her harrowing experiences and determination to leave them alone, and then, inevitably, to using them again. It sounds a very depressing [...]

I felt certain I wouldn’t enjoy this book as it is about the Holocaust and (as I’ve mentioned in previous book reviews) I don’t generally choose such potentially upsetting subjects for my reading pleasure. But the book was strongly recommended to me, and, in turn, I am strongly recommending it to everyone else! It is [...]

  

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.