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A Kestrel for a Knave

Book Review: H is for Hawk, by Helen Macdonald

This has been on my ‘TBR’ (To Be Read) pile for a good while, so fitted very well with the 2016 Reading Challenge. There was also a pleasing symmetry having read A Kestrel For a Knave earlier this year. Despite… Continue Reading →

Book Review: A Kestrel for a Knave, by Barry Hines

Set in Yorkshire in the 1960s, A Kestrel for a Knave is a day in the life of Billy Casper. Billy is a boy about to leave school, destined for work in the pit, like his half-brother Jud. Billy comes… Continue Reading →

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