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Book Review – Swallow the Air

Cover image for Swallow the air / Tara June Winch.

By Tara June Winch

This debut novel from Tara June Winch is short but startling and beautifully written story about family, loss and belonging. I’m looking forward to reading ‘The Yield’, her 2020 Miles Franklin award winner.

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Book Review Sam

Book Review – Rocky Road

imagesThe incredible true story of the fractured family behind the Darrell Lea Chocolate Empire by Robert Wainwright

Even allowing for the passage of time this was a very weird and definitely fractured family. It was also the generation that oversaw the demise of the Darrell Lea chocolate and lolly empire. Succinctly written it was a very quick read. It is certainly from a different time that had very different attitudes to adopted children.

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