Book review : Strange Medicine

Not having heard of Strange Books before, my first thought was that a publisher with such a remarkable name could only publish books that are well ... kind of strange. It turns out that my first impression was absolutely right; Strange Medicine is a book filled with crazy, funny and very peculiar stories.

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Book review : Brooklyn

Brooklyn is a novel that follows the life of Eilis Lacey. The story takes off in Ireland in the 1950’s. Eilis, a young girl living with her mother and older sister Rose in the small town she grew up in, studies bookkeeping. Despite her excellent qualifications she cannot find a decent job and when her sister Rose arranges an opportunity for her to leave Ireland and go work and live in Brooklyn, Eilis knows that there’s no other option than to go.