The Great North Road
Annabel Dore
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The Great North Road

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Newcastle, 1953. Two new mothers make a pact that will resonate for generations to come. Together Greta and Sylvia decide to flee their old lives, and abandon their newborn babies. Eventually, though, teenager Sylvia is drawn back to her estranged family - to her daughter and the boy she still loves. But then her baby vanishes, and a whole cast of characters, including Gre...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published February 22nd 2011 by Picador USA (first published 2007)
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To begin the voice was fresh and intriguing but very soon the breathlessness of it and the farcical appearances, disappearances and activities of the characters began to irritate so that I ceased to care what was happening to who.
I loved this so many twists and turns, there was really only one villan but so many bad decisions. Beautifully written too
Loved this book, lots of twists and turns.
Nov 04, 2007 Christine rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: anyone
a good light read though a bit long
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