Pittenweem Library reviews

Review: Mum and Dad, by Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope has been writing for over 30 years, is classified as a romantic novelist and admits to being a more social than political writer.

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Review: The Truants, by Kate Weinberg

Kate Weinberg's debut novel, The Truants, appeared to great acclaim – one of the New York Times Book Review's Top Ten Best Crime Novels of 2020

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Review: The Glass Palace, by Amitav Ghosh

"This is a historical novel – a dynastic family saga set against a well written, extraordinarily well researched history, principally of Burma. Three countries are involved in the tale: Burma, Malaya and India (the older terminology is used deliberately here). There are three elements. First, the end of the Burmese monarchy and the shameful (?) role of the British in…

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Review: Pittenweem Priory (Anthony Lodge)

Emeritus Professor Anthony Lodge, already well-known locally for his interesting talks and guided walks based on the history of Pittenweem Priory, has just published an absorbing and meticulously well-researched and referenced account of the Priory since its founding  through to the present day.

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