Tag Archives: 1900s

Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts by Mary Gibson

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Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts is Mary Gibson’s debut book and for me it was such an enjoyable read. We follow Nellie Clark in the lead up to the war in 1914 and afterwards. Nellie lives in the Bermondsey area of London where life is hard, everything is hand to mouth and working in factories is a way of life.  Read the rest of this entry

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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

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Kate Atkinson is one of my favourite authors and so when her new book, Life After Life came out it was on my present list for Christmas.

The story follows Ursula from birth to death but with a twist. Read the rest of this entry