Book review: Good Hope Road by Sarita Mandanna

It would be entirely too simple to say that Sarita Mandanna’s Good Hope Road is a book about the First World War and its aftermath. Rather, it’s a story about fatherhood and family, about how there are some things we never, ever get over, about how love is enduring, and about how society can let…

Book review: The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett

Some love stories are meant to be told over and over again, and Laura Barnett takes that and twists it slightly for her debut novel The Versions of Us. Eva and Jim meet at Cambridge in 1958 when she swerves on her bike to avoid a dog. That remains the same in each of their…