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Ruth Hogan

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I was born in the house where my parents still live in Bedford: my sister was so pleased to have a sibling that she threw a thrupenny bit at me. As a child I read everything I could lay my hands on: The Moomintrolls, A Hundred Million Francs, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, the back of cereal packets and gravestones. I was mad about dogs and horses, but didn't like daddy-long-legs or sugar in my tea.

I studied English and Drama at Goldsmiths College which was brilliant, but then I came home and got a 'proper' job. I worked for ten years in a senior local government position (I was definitely a square peg in a round hole, but it paid the bills and mortgage) before a car accident left me unable to work full-time and convinced me to start
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Le Gardien des choses perdues by Ruth Hogan
"Certains livres anglais me plaisent beaucoup. Ils allient une histoire belle et riche, des personnages sympathiques et un humour british ravageur. Pour les trouver, je vous donne une astuce. Aller sur Amazon.co.uk et intéressez vous aux livres ayant " Read more of this review »
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My conclusion by the end of the novel is that the object stories were the actual events connected with the loss of the object. But at first, like you, I was uncertain if that was the case or if they were Anthony's stories about the objects.
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The "mini stories" as u call them, are actually just different aspects of the main story. These include the gorgeous Sunshine's story,she's a very young lady, about 16 l think, who has Down Syndrome & has suffered from bullying all her life but finds See jayney yeomans’s answer.
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I think they are the actual events connected with the objects.
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I thought this was beautifully written, but I couldn't quite see the point of it. The introduction tells us that it is definitely NOT a re-telling of tradtional fairy tales, but that's exactly how it read to me. Maybe I missed something, but to me th ...more
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“Her grandmother had once told her that one could blame ugliness on one's genes and ignorance on one's education, but there was absolutely no excuse whatsoever for being dull.”
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“the wonderful thing about books was that they were films that played inside your head.”
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“In this world, Daisy, we are tiny. We can’t always win and we can’t always be happy. But the one thing that we can always do is try.”
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