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This book details the amazing and terrifying ease with which women were sent off to mental institutions in the past; how their ‘madness’, and therefore fate, could be decided upon with such little evidence and how this method was often used by husbands and fathers to easily dispose of women. I thought the story itself [...]

I struggled with this book as I found the subject matter upsetting and quite difficult to read. It is the story of Poppy and Serena’s relationship with Marcus, which begins when they are underage, develops into him dominating and abusing them, and results in him being killed. Poppy suspects Serena killed him, and Serena suspects [...]

  

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.