Julia Webb-Harvey

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June 2014

Book review: The Scent of Death, Andrew Taylor

This is the story of Edward Savill, a British man, dropped in New York by the American Department to help investigate and settle claims of compensation in the American War of Independence. It is 1778, and Manhattan is in tatters,… Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer (Kindle Edition)

The Shock of The Fall tells the story of Matt Homes, who has schizophrenia, and is struggling with the mental health services, so embarks on his own writing therapy. He captures his reflections on a type writer stored along with… Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce

Recently retired Harold Fry receives a letter with news that his old work colleague, Queenie Hennessy, has cancer and that it is now untreatable. She is in a hospice in Berwick upon Tweed. Harold writes a feeble note, and goes… Continue Reading →

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