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    This is the story of Jane Eyre as you have never read it before. Jane Stubbs has subtly and engagingly retold the events at Thornfield Hall in a new way perfect for today: the language in keeping with the setting but accessible to the modern reader, the story weaving effortlessly above and below stairs in a way to make Downtown Abbey jealous. If you havenít read Jane Eyre, or seen any of the film adaptations, you could still enjoy this book but I think you wouldnít understand how great it is. ...
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    When I saw the synopsis for this book I was interested to read it:-

    ĎItís the perfect love story. Perhaps too perfect......

    If love is a drug could Judith be headed for rehab?
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    Grabs you? However when I got the book and saw that is was a translation from German my heart sank. It is my opinion that something is always lost in translation, and I feel it is the case with this. ...
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    Counterpart is a memoir tribute to the lives of two people, Major Ian Smith and Supin Smith, Rorie Smith's father and wife respectively. Written as Smith sorts through his father's possessions it is a reflection on the life of that decorated World War Two hero and those who passed before him, including both Smith's mother and sister, but with his Thai wife Supin; who battled Parkinson's disease for twenty five years being the other main focus.

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    If you know the story of Les Miserables, you will understand ĎA Little in Loveí, if you donít, you can still follow it, but it wonít be quite so simple.

    An easy to read book, that tells the life of Eponine and her family. Eponine, a young girl, the daughter of an Inn Keeper, who is taught to steal from a very young age, and has never known love. ...
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    Georgie is a twenty something woman working or should that be slaving in the fashion industry. She works for a boss who doesn't know her name, but in the hope that working for a genius, for no pay will someday lead to the recognition she needs to succeed.
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