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Different Class by Joanne Harris
Different Class
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If you’ve read 'Gentlemen And Players' and 'blueeyedboy', you will be familiar with the setting in this book, St Oswald’s Grammar School for Boys in the fictional Yorkshire village of Malbry.

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Ben lives in Berkshire with his wife, Amy in the home he has inherited from his parents. Ben does not work, but thinks he would like to be a vet. Amy is a successful lawyer. The couple are not happy, but Ben seems oblivious to the dire state of his m ...more
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Rebus, now retired, somehow ends up consulting for DI Siobhan Clarke when his nemesis, gangster Big Ger Cafferty is almost shot. This is linked to a series of deaths of prominent men in Edinburgh. Are they connected?

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The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle
The Accident Season
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Every October, Cara's life is turned upside down by the accident season. Her family, including her mother, her sister, Alice, and her step-brother, Sam are plagued by accidents. Towards the end of the month, they are haunted by memories of relatives ...more
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Albert Camus
“We must all know that each mediocrity, each surrender, each act of complacency will harm us as much as the enemy's rifles.”
Albert Camus, Camus at Combat: Writing 1944-1947

Marisha Pessl
“People don’t realize how easy life is to change. You just get on the bus.”
Marisha Pessl, Night Film

Lemony Snicket
“I'm not a stranger," I said, and pointed to his book. "I'm someone who reads the same authors you do.”
Lemony Snicket, When Did You See Her Last?

Amy Harmon
“Sometimes a beautiful face is false advertising.”
Amy Harmon, Making Faces

Olive Schreiner
“Marriage for love is the beautifulest external symbol of the union of souls, marriage without it is the uncleanliest traffic that defiles the world.”
Olive Schreiner, The Story of an African Farm

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