Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens
Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens

A loan from Steffi, and a readable mix of two distinct habitats on the coast of North Carolina – the marsh, and the town, and the experiences of Kya, the Marsh Girl.

Poems by Amanda Hamilton are interspersed throughout the story, which I found increasingly irritating. But their presence was justified by the end.

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Pandora’s Boy – Lindsey Davis

Pandora's Boy - Lindsey Davis
Pandora’s Boy – Lindsey Davis

Made in Chelsea rewound to run in 1st Century Rome, as the offspring of the wealthy residents of The Quirinal Hill indulge in gossip, love affairs and love potions, expensive meals at fancy restaurants and parties.

There’s also a lettuce seller and a statue of Egyptian fertility god, Min – inspired by an evening at the Ashmolean Museum.

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