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leewardside made a comment Jan 16 2018
"Unbelievable coincidences, extreme precociousness in the young, and a cliched plot: this book was sent flying, figuratively speaking, halfway through." Permalink
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Jan 16 2018
"Every seven years we get a glimpse of the life of Cyril, a boy adopted by a wealthy and detached couple in 1940's Dublin; we see him at 7 when he meets the love of his life, at 14, when he is beginning to come to terms with his sexuality, and all ..." Permalink
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Estha
Jan 16 2018
"Amazing first chapter had me put my other books aside but...I'm bailing 1/2 way through. The story that captivated me, of feisty Kitty, pregnant in a religious and hostile Ireland is only one chapter long. The book focuses instead on her adopted..." Permalink
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toby65
Jan 08 2018
"Great read! If you are at all interested in Scottish history, or even if you are not, this unusual novel is definitely worth your time." Permalink
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