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Helen Callaghan Not yet, but fingers crossed - would love to see it as a movie one day! :)
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Everything Is Lies, and a trip to the recording studio

It’s been a whirlwind couple of months – Everything Is Lies was released on February 22nd this year, and I have been following its progress like a nervous stage mother: One thing that has really come out strongly is how popular the Audible version is – sales of that have been rising week on week. […]
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Dead Man's Folly by Agatha Christie
“I mean, what can you say about how you write books? What I mean is, first you’ve got to think of something, and when you’ve thought of it you’ve got to force yourself to sit down and write it. That’s all. It would have taken me just three minutes to explain that, and then the Talk would have been ended and everyone would have been very fed up. I can’t imagine why everybody is always so keen for authors to talk about writing. I should have thought it was an author’s business to write, not talk.”
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I am still thinking about this beautiful, mesmerising novel which I finished yesterday. It's about family, in particular the ties between mothers and children, and is full of exquisitely rendered period detail (it's primarily set in the Sixties, with ...more
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“it had been tough, horribly tough, and humiliating and isolating and all the rest.”
Helen Callaghan, Dear Amy

“The librarian, a tiny blonde twenty-something in a Riot grrrl T-shirt, looked up from her desk and smiled. Don’t let anyone tell you that the gold standard of feeling old is when the police and doctors seem younger than you. It’s the librarians that will get you every time.”
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“lonely old man wrote an heroic elegy to his dead wife, describing wandering through his Edithless house; touching her things, arranging her photographs, passing the flowers she had planted, dead in their boxes and tubs. His children were trying to persuade him to go into a home, and though he couldn’t blame them, he wasn’t going to move away from Edith’s house. He could never have borne it. Still, it was terribly lonely, all the same.”
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“Mephistopheles: Within the bowels of these elements,
Where we are tortured and remain forever.
Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscribed
In one self place, for where we are is hell,
And where hell is must we ever be.
And, to conclude, when all the world dissolves,
And every creature shall be purified,
All places shall be hell that is not heaven.”
Christopher Marlowe, Dr. Faustus

“The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.”
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“I mean, what can you say about how you write books? What I mean is, first you’ve got to think of something, and when you’ve thought of it you’ve got to force yourself to sit down and write it. That’s all. It would have taken me just three minutes to explain that, and then the Talk would have been ended and everyone would have been very fed up. I can’t imagine why everybody is always so keen for authors to talk about writing. I should have thought it was an author’s business to write, not talk.”
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Carole Tyrrell Welcome aboard Helen - my you do read a wide range of books - I'm hoping to find some inspiration from Goodreads friends


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