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A female family story of moving proportions

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-12-2019

It started off slow, and with characters who felt real. Real women, who are flawed, make mistakes and keep going. It culminated with fireworks and moving relationships that explored the complexities of the female experience. An incredible piece. I feel fortunate to have spent a few hours listening to Jo and Bethie tell their story.

Good ending but re-explained

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-2019

The narrator is wonderful. The third book is good but not as punchy as the second one. One frustrating piece was the writers tendency to re-explain people (Phillip “patriarch who died in 1946”) it was frustrating because this book three and we all know who is who. Felt a bit odd to have that for well established characters. Also still waiting on information on the book....

Enjoyable

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-09-2019

Diana comes into herself in this book far better than the first one. I enjoyed the historical references. The narrator however is the real star. Outstanding performance.

best book ive read in ages

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-07-2019

well written and captivating plot centred around a character that will stay with me for life.

Good but not great

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-06-2019

Aoife McMahon is amazing but the plot wasn't that gripping. It was really predictable, and even though there was a slight twist it wasn't really that surprising. I thought some character loops sort of didn't quite make it or weren't strong enough. I really enjoyed McTiernan's earlier book The Ruin but this one definitely wasn't great.

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The best book of 2018

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 06-06-2019

This book was incredible. I've recommended it everyone I know and it sits right at the top of my best read of 2018. Catheleen McCarron was an incredible narrator.

Incredible

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Reviewed: 05-06-2019

Can not wait for the next one and the will have to relisten all again. Even though I’ve heard them twice already!!!

Incredible

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-08-2018

Absurdly incredible. I'm speechless. And the narrator was a dream. Best book. All the reviews are true and it's so worth it.

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