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Michela O'Brien

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Michela O'Brien was born in Milan, Italy, where she grew up, studied, worked as a teacher, made friends and wrote, commending thoughts to page, imagining plots and characters, recording events in her life, noting observations about the world: stories, diaries, letters... In an era before personal computers, internet, blogs and social networks, it was pen and paper and she still carries a notebook and a pencil with her to sketch ideas on the spot.

In the mid-nineties, she moved to England, and lives at the edge of the beautiful New Forest National Park with her husband and two sons. Here she teaches, works as an editor, enjoys some amateur photography, sings in a choir, listens to an awful lot of music, and of course continues to write.

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"Half a "what the hell happened ?" star !!!

2016 Worst Read of the Year

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"Seems like this train took everyone to Gushland, but I got waylaid in Mediocre-ville. Comparing this book to Hitchcock is just laughable. Okay, okay, it does start out with intrigue, as the girl, Rachel, sits on the train day after day, and obsess..." Read more of this review »
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A good read, if a bit frustrating. The first half of the book is intriguing and gripping, a page turner, but around the half way point things become a bit stale and repetitive. I found it increasingly difficult to engage with the characters, who are ...more
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