Review: Uncle Shawn and Bill by A.L. Kennedy and Gemma Correll

A L Kennedy’s latest book for children, Uncle Shawn and Bill (and the almost entirely unplanned adventure), features a talking badger, a mean pair of sisters, a scary dog and lots of tripe. But don’t worry, the tripe is only a product that the mean sisters sell (“used for packing round pianos and filling out the bits in newspapers that would otherwise be blank”), not a reflection at all of this fun adventure story.

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Review: Transit by Rachel Cusk

Transit is the second novel in a fascinating trilogy by award-winning author Rachel Cusk. The story revolves around the central narrator, whose name is only revealed once, and her move back to London after the breakup of her marriage.

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