I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell

Published by: Tinder PressPages: 290Date released: 31/05/2018Date read: 03/10/2018 A childhood illness she was not expected to survive. A teenage yearning to escape that nearly ended in disaster. A terrifying encounter on a remote path. A mismanaged labour in an understaffed hospital. This is a memoir with a difference: seventeen encounters with Maggie at differentContinue reading “I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell”

After You’d Gone – Maggie O’Farrell

Published by: Tinder Press/HachettePages: 384Date released: 11/08/2008 (original published 2000)Date read: 18/04/2021 Alice Raikes takes a train from London to Scotland to visit her family, but when she gets there she witnesses something so shocking that she insists on returning to London immediately. A few hours later, Alice is lying in a coma after anContinue reading “After You’d Gone – Maggie O’Farrell”

Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell

Published by: Tinder PressPages: 372Date released: 31/03/2020Date read: 11/05/2020 Warwickshire in the 1580’s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settled with her husband in Henley street, Stratford, and has three children: a daughter, Susanna, and then twins, Hamnet and Judith. The boy, Hamnet, dies inContinue reading “Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell”